KUCHING: One of the biggest challenges faced by persons with mental health issues is stigma, said Dr Syarifah Hafizah Wan Kassim.
The consultant psychiatrist at Sentosa Hospital said that this could be in the form of self-stigma or stigma from the public.
“Persons with mental health issues or who have been diagnosed with mental health illness may have stigma towards themselves. On top of this, the public also discriminates against people with mental health issues.
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