The Youth Mental Health Forum: Enhancing, Empowering and Strengthening Mental Health Services was held on the 11th of September in JC1, Sunway University. The forum was a part of the Return to Light: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Campaign event that was held for 2 consecutive days on the 11th and 12th of September. Continue reading Return to Light: Youth Mental Health Forum
by Trisha Leong University is the place where we, as young adults, discover more about ourselves and plan our futures to the furthest extents possible. Some of us push the boundaries of our learning experience even further by making the decision to continue our studies in a foreign land. By doing so, a new “friend” may continuously trail us. This is no other than: … Continue reading Emotional Preparation for Studying Overseas
Mental illnesses are hard to detect – one must be extremely attentive to the little details in order to do so. Precisely because there is no set of objective symptoms, the ignorance towards all issues related to mental illness is alarming. Continue reading Anxiety and Me: An Interview
As a university student, you find yourself constantly performing a balancing act – from assignments to extracurricular activities to revising for your exams. You wear a smile on your face, but deep down you know that you are tired and stressed out. Little things can trigger a volcano eruption from the inside, effortlessly. You wake up in the morning, study, sleep; and the process repeats itself automatically as if you were programmed to do so forevermore.
We are so often caught up in this hustle and bustle of life. How often do we stop and pay our full attention to the things around us? When was the last time we tuned in to our bodies, our minds, and our emotions? Continue reading Mindfulness: 4 Simple Exercises To Reduce Stress
By Raeesah Hayatudin What did you say? I can’t hear you. I can’t hear you. I can’t move. I can’t breathe, I need to get out of here. No, please don’t look at me. I can’t take this, I don’t know what to do. It’s a sudden throbbing ache in the chest, the way your expression freezes over and your muscles tense as if to … Continue reading FOR THE WORRIERS
Not your average sport. Find out as ECHO undercover this amazing event! Continue reading Sports and Sleep: A bubbly sport event