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  • Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic

    April 23, 2020

    While the current context is different and evolving, previous experiences with pandemics will indicate that preventing suicide needs urgent consideration within the COVID-19 Response. The Lancet reportsthat suicide is likely to become a more pressing concern as the pandemic spreads and has... Read more

  • Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

    April 2, 2020

    Psychology Tools have put together a free online guide called “Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty.” Psychology Tools’ is a UK online resource for English... Read more

  • Timely mental health care is urgently needed

    March 27, 2020

    In a recently article with Lancet Psychiatry, mental health professionals from China, Hong Kong and Australia reflected on some practical strategies for timely mental health care for the 2019 novel coronavirous outbreak.   Read the full article here:... Read more

  • Travelling together: developing collaborative healthcare in Asia.

    November 21, 2019

    Chairperson of Optimal Health Program Malaysia Dr. Umi Adzlin Silim opened the 1st Asia Pacific Symposium of Optimal Health Program with a well known proverb: ‘if you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together’. This allegorical message resonates with the innovative... Read more