Watching out for our loved ones

The prolonged MCO has had multiple negative impacts on mental health. The following is a list of websites to help us help each other, insyaaAllah

What the DG of Health said recently:

https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2021/06/703522/watch-out-signs-depression-among-loved-ones

Coping with stress, guidelines from CDC, USA

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

The impact is real, and felt worldwide

https://www.statista.com/chart/22503/share-of-adults-who-experienced-mental-health-problems-during-the-pandemic/

Warning signs of depression and anxiety

https://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/detecting-depression

https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/addressing-your-mental-health-by-identifying-the-signs-of-anxiety-and-depression

Where to get help for the public (not exhaustive)

https://says.com/my/lifestyle/support-hotlines-children

Where to get help for IIUM community (Gombak):

Counseling and Career Services Centre

IIUM Mental Health and Psychosocial Care Team (IMPaCT) (email: impact@iium.edu.my)

IIUM Student Union

Dear students, your principals, fellows, and your lecturers are willing to listen to you – reach out.

Fi hifzillah everyone.

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