FIRST AID FOR MEN­TAL IS­SUES

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KUANTAN: The Health Min­istry has launched a book ti­tled “Psy­cho­log­i­cal First Aid” (PFA) as a ba­sic psy­cho­log­i­cal guide to give im­me­di­ate re­lief to in­di­vid­u­als fac­ing a cri­sis or dis­as­ter. “PFA also aims to en­sure that any in­di­vid­ual who ex­pe­ri­ences acute pres­sure due to a cri­sis or dis­as­ter gets early psy­cho­log­i­cal as­sis­tance, and also iden­ti­fies those who re­quire fur­ther treatment for a quick ref­er­ence,” its min­is­ter, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subra­ma­niam, said in his speech at World Men­tal Health Day 2016 here, yes­ter­day. – Ber­nama

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