Minister: Initiatives to deal with mental health crisis

Published on 1 Dec 2020 1:53:56 PM

Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun said the government has provided various initiatives to support psychological and mental health issues in order to manage the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The minister was responding to a question from Shaharizukirnain Abd Kadir (PAS-Setiu) on efforts to address the growing mental health crisis among the communities due to loss of income, distance from family and anxiety over the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.