Activities foster mental health awareness

James Kon

Staff of Brunei Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) participated in the company’s ‘Workplace Wellness Time-Out’ event yesterday in conjunction with World Mental Health Day.

It was organised to promote awareness on mental health issues and foster a workplace that supports and improves the employees’ mental health.

A talk by Clarity Sdn Bhd certified counsellor Hajah Norajleen Uminatul Hafizan binti Haji Alimas on the importance of identifying the stress factors and ways to cope with workplace stress was held. BGC staff also did a Depression, Anxiety and Stress Test as well as ‘Wheel of Life’ activities.

BGC staff and family members also participated in several activities including a Tai Chi session for relieving stress.

Personnel from the Health Promotion Centre (HPC) and Community Development Department (JAPEM) were also present to provide information regarding mental health.

Brunei Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) staff participated in the company’s Workplace Wellness Time-Out event to promote awareness on mental health issues and foster a workplace that promotes, supports and improves employees’ mental health, yesterday. Photo shows BGC Deputy Managing Director Shamhary Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Mustapha (R) at the event.
A participant during an activity. PHOTOS: JAMES KON