Taman Sri Nibong RA Log

October 10, 2013

Today is World Mental Health Day

Filed under: from the editor — mollyosc @ 8:05 am

Today is the World Health Organization’s

Mental Health Day

http://www.who.int/mental_health/en/

This year’s theme is :

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Mental illnesses are increasing in Malaysia

The elderly are also affected as they live well into old age with better health care today.

In addition, there is a greater demand for nursing homes especially when their children

with their own families and careers are unable to cope. For the elderly, holistic health

is important as many suffer from loneliness and the frustration of age related ailments

which affect their physical and mental capacities.

Read about this in the links below :

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http://www.thestar.com.my/Lifestyle/Health/2013/10/13/The-seniors-mental-wellbeing.aspx

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http://www.nst.com.my/nation/general/malaysians-more-aware-of-mental-health-1.314430

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http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2013/09/22/Confronting-the-old-age-conundrum.aspx

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http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/07/high-suicide-rates-among-the-elderly/?_r=0

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Follow TSNRA Blog as it highlights events in Penang

in conjunction with World Mental Health Day.

One major State event which is funded by the Federal Government

will be held right here in our TSN park on 26 October 2013

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