The Malta Chamber of Psychologists has issued an opinion piece on mental health titled ‘Are you okay?’. Written by our very own council member, Ms. Jo Christine Scicluna, this piece was featured in The Malta Independent and MaltaToday on 23rd July 2023.
Read the article below!
If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, please reach out for help from professionals and loved ones.
Persons who are in crisis can approach the Accident and Emergency department at Mater Dei Hospital or Primary Health Department and seek help from Mental Health Service professionals.
People passing through difficult moments and contemplating suicide, as well as survivors of these tragic events, can seek help from available services: Suicide Prevention, Outreach and Therapeutic (SPOT) services by appointment on 2122 8333 (Victim Support Malta), Supportline 179 (FSWS) and 1770 (Richmond Foundation).
Anonymous chats such as kellimni.com, Olli chat or Krizi are also an option. One can contact the family doctor or health centre or by speaking to a person of trust.