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The Covid-19 pandemic has brought greater awareness to mental health. Young people, in particular, are more open to talking about their mental health, but if they need to find a listening ear for their stress after office hours or late on Saturday night, where can they find the support? In this episode, ST senior health correspondent Joyce Teo finds out more about a new after-hours support service from CHAT, called Chatline. She hosts three guests in the studio. They are Ms Lee Yi Ping, the Programme Lead for CHAT, Ms Sheryl Yue, a youth volunteer at CHATline and Ms Ashley Poo, a student who’s a CHATlline client.
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In collaboration with RICE Media, Thriving in Transition is a series dealing with how we make meaning of our individual experiences and emotions through finding solace in the support of others, no matter how daunting it can be to reach out.
Loneliness is a common phenomenon, especially in the midst of transition. How can we navigate and overcome this challenging period and emerge better off? Follow the journeys of four young Singaporeans as they make meaning of their loneliness and solitude. Read more here.
It can be hard to open up about our mental health issues, especially to our parents, who may not always understand. Ilyas Sholihyn pens a touching letter to his parents, telling them about his passive suicidal ideation and suggesting ways in which for them to move forward together. Read it here.
Mental health is a buzzing topic, and social media is full of resources. But how can we use social media in a way that helps and not hinders our journey to mental wellness? Zachary speaks with Dr Jayne, a consultant at CHAT, to find out more. Read it here.
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