Mental Health Awareness Day




9.30am- 9.45am

Opening by Professor Helen Bartlett
President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Monash University Malaysia

10am - 11am Morning tea with the mental health professionals
Let’s talk about it: Depression and anxiety

Dr Ting Joe Hang
Consultant Psychiatrist, Sunway Medical Centre


Mr Paul Jambunathan
Clinical Psychologist
Senior Lecturer, Monash University Malaysia

Enjoy morning tea with the professionals and find out more about depression and anxiety

1pm - 2pm

Self-hypnosis to emotional wellbeing
Ms Joyce Hue
Clinical Hypnotherapist, The Mind Faculty

A talk on using self-hypnosis to de-stress, achieve relaxation and emotional wellbeing

5pm - 7pm

Connecting with a suicidal person:
A workshop by the Befrienders

A workshop on how to speak with and listen to someone who is suicidal

Other highlights/activities:

  • Certificates of participation will be given to students attending the workshops and talks.
  • Refreshments will be served.
  • My "H" moment: Share positive messages during the week (5-7 Oct 2015) on the board to promote positive energy on campus. Top posts will win Starbucks cards!
  • Help Us Grow Stronger (HUGS): An event during the week (5-7 Oct 2015) by Students' Psychology Interactive Network (SPIN) to increase awareness on depression; students will hand paint to show their respect and understanding.

Be part of the efforts in cultivating a caring and connected campus community - register now!