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Janil Puthucheary on national strategy for mental health and well-being

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The Interagency Taskforce on Mental Health and Well-being has come up with a dozen preliminary recommendations to better support the mental health needs of all members of Singapore society. The proposals cover three focus areas - improving accessibility, coordination and quality of mental health services; strengthening support for the young; and improving workplace well-being and employment support. This update was given by Senior Minister of State for Health Janil Puthucheary in response to MPs’ questions in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 5). He also addressed queries on improving mental health care for the elderly.

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The Interagency Taskforce on Mental Health and Well-being has come up with a dozen preliminary recommendations to better support the mental health needs of all members of Singapore society. The proposals cover three focus areas - improving accessibility, coordination and quality of mental health services; strengthening support for the young; and improving workplace well-being and employment support. This update was given by Senior Minister of State for Health Janil Puthucheary in response to MPs’ questions in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 5). He also addressed queries on improving mental health care for the elderly.

*Audio issues inherent from source 

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