Amid pandemic, experts warn about mental health risks to productivity

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Malaysia has started its vaccination programme but a number of people are feeling pandemic-related consequences, such as loss of income, jobs and are ¬¬suffering from anxiety, panic or depression. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, March 10, 2021.

MORE local companies are engaging with psychologists and therapists for employee-assistance programmes (EAP), including mental health training and counselling for their staff, said such service providers.

A corporate mental health service manager, who requested anonymity, said there appears to be an increase in companies seeking such services for their employees since the start of the movement-control order (MCO) last March.

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