A talk on mental awareness promoted a better understanding of mental health and the importance of managing stress and to fight the stigma surrounding mental health to create a more accepting environment where individuals can feel safe to seek help.
Senior Medical Officer of Psychiatry Department from Suri Seri Begawan Hospital Dr Syed Masroor Ali delivered the talk for over 50 staff members of Joffren Omar Company Sdn Bhd at its head office in Sungai Bera Light Industrial Area on Thursday.
Dr Syed shared on signs and symptoms of mental illness, its treatment which includes both societal knowledge and acceptance of the issues on mental illness as well as primary care from clinics and hospital.
Managing Director of Joffren Omar Company Sdn Bhd Pengiran Mohd Noor Joffren bin Pengiran Omar and senior management staff of the company were present.
A question-and-answer session was also held.