MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH

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  1. South Asians heart health pills

    Commentary: Have we medicalised loneliness? It’s society that’s broken

    By talking about loneliness as a virus or an epidemic, we medicalise it and seek simple, even pharmacological treatments, says an observer.
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    Commentary: Decriminalising attempted suicide in Singapore does not mean less help for vulnerable people

    Attempted suicide was decriminalised as of Jan 1, 2020. The move is a welcome one that recognises it as a cry for help, rather than treat it as a ...
  3. How to deal with difficult relatives over the holidays

    Family feud? Here’s how to deal with difficult relatives over the holidays

    You can’t control how other family members will act, but you can control how you respond to their actions.
  4. Loneliness during the festive season

    Unhappy Holidays: Coping with loneliness over the festive season

    It’s the holidays but not everyone is jolly. For lonely hearts, the festive season can bring on feelings of gut-wrenching loneliness. Find out how ...
  5. Why You Should Find Time to Be Alone With Yourself

    Going solo isn't bad: Why you should find time to be alone with yourself

    In a culture where we often confuse being alone for loneliness, the ability to appreciate time by ourselves prevents us from processing the ...
  6. One of the world's most rapidly ageing and long-lived societies, Japan is at the forefront of

    Commentary: Japan’s ageing social recluses need more love and understanding

    The growing number of social recluses - or Hikikomori - is one of the most serious social problems facing Japan, says Yuka Hasegawa.
  7. Picture illustration of a volunteer with the Samaritans of Singapore (2)

    'I can only imagine the pain': The Samaritans who save people from taking their own lives

    “For most of them, the callers find comfort knowing that a stranger is willing to spend a part of their lives, supporting someone they may never ...