Mental health awareness rising in Brunei

With this year’s World Mental Health Day themed ‘Mental Health For All. Greater Investment – Greater Access’, Head of Psychiatry Services at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital Dr Hilda Ho urged people to speak out more about mental health issues to raise awareness and understanding among the local community. In an interview with the Sunday Bulletin, Dr Ho said, “We want people to feel comfortable about seeking help and we urge the community to be more supportive of one another as well as to normalise discussion on mental health issues. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.