How Does the Built Environment Impact Mental Health

Ellisha Othman, Managing Director, Thrive Well | Uta Dietrich, Senior Manager, Lead Social Resilience | Jane Leong, Mah Sing's Director of Group Strategy & Operations, who spearheads Mah Sing Foundation

In the context of urban development, recreational spaces, and community initiatives, this episode looks at how the physical and built environment impacts our mental health!

October 12, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

When Feelings and Family Collide


In this episode, guest speaker Aishah shares her struggles with her strict family, and how she coped with post-traumatic stress disorder following family conflict and misunderstanding.

September 28, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

Living with ADHD

Chung Bhin Han, Advocacy Coordinator, Thrive Well

In this episode, our very own Chung Bhin Han speaks about living with ADHD, revealing his invisible battles, the support he has received, and how he tries his best to blend in with society.

August 24, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

Workplace Mental Health

Liana Mohd Nawi, Clinical Psychologist, Thrive Well Director Professional Services | Zhong Jing Jing - Head of Operation, Helpling Singapore

In this episode, Thrive Well’s Liana Mohd Nawi and Helpling Singapore's Zhong Jing Jing address what companies can do to support workplace mental health, and the kind of workplace policies and programmes that need to be put in place, (in particular how Employee Assistance Programmes can help, and why quick fixes won’t work)!

August 16, 2021, 4:00:00 PM

Mental Health Support for B40 Communities

Cindy Chew Mei Lien, Community Development Director, SOLS Health-Thrive Well | Anita Ahmad, Lead for Community Development & Humanitarian Disaster Relief, Yayasan Hasanah | Ms Ching, Jom Sembang Beneficiary

In this episode, the speakers discuss how the Jom Sembang programme by SOLS Health-Thrive Well (supported by Yayasan Hasanah) provide mental health support for the B40 and explore the challenges of providing mental health care for these underserved communities.

June 29, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

Mothers Struggling with Depression

Farah Azlin, Clinical Psychologist, SOLS Health-Thrive Well | Aida Farhana Suhaimi, Clinical Supervisor, SOLS Health-Thrive Well

It is estimated that one in seven mothers in Malaysia experience postpartum depression during the first six months after childbirth. In this episode, the speakers look at postpartum depression and how we can overcome the obstacles that prevent mothers from getting the support they need.

April 20, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

COVID-19 is Crushing Students and Teachers

Dr Arman Rashid, Director of Research and Advocacy, SOLS Health

There has been a lot of talk about access to online learning, but what about access to mental health support for both students and teachers? Find out more in this episode!

February 16, 2021, 8:00:00 AM

Students Stress Levels Soar Over#SPM2020

Nurul Rifayah Muhammad Iqbal, Student Activist | Dr Arman Rashid, Director of Research and Advocacy, SOLS Health

In this episode, the speakers have a conversation a student who is due to sit for her exams to find out how she's feeling, and discuss ways we can help students cope with all they're going through.

January 19, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

Building Health Resilience of B40 Families

Cindy Chew, SOLS Health | Lakshwin Muruga, Women of Will | Madeleine Yong, Power of Play

Low-income families have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis. In this episode, the speakers have a conversation addressing the community’s mental health needs and projects to develop the well-being and health resilience of B40 families!

December 15, 2020, 8:00:00 AM

How Poverty Affects Mental Health

Ellisha Othman, Managing Director, SOLS Health | Ahmad Faudzi Mohd Nazam, Chairman, Kawasan Rukun Tetangga Shah Alam

With the crushing impact of COVID-19 on the economy, lower-income communities are dealing with the double burden of financial instability and psychological stress. In this episode, the speakers share more about the challenges faced by lower-income communities, and the support they need.

August 18, 2020, 8:00:00 AM