Depression Defeated Young Swimmer
The 19-year-old was found unconscious by his mother, who then informed the police at about 12.30pm, Thursday (24 Oct 2019). Kuching district police chief, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Awang Din Awang Gani said Ayrton was pronounced dead by medical officers of the Sarawak General Hospital who went to the house. “According to his mother, he had been in a state of depression the past three days, ” he said. – TheStar news
Despite increased awareness of mental health issues, instances of suicides related to mental health diseases only seem to become all the more commonplace in the news. Sadly, most of the victims tend to be very young, with a life still ahead to be lived.
If you are going through this or know someone who is in mental health problem, please get help from the following:
Government hosp or University hospitals: https://mmha.org.my/resources/directory-of-psychiatric-services/
Private psychiatrist: https://mmha.org.my/resources/directory-of-psychiatric-services/#1533810847587-859a6718-a086
Do not join Facebook groups or talk to those who are not trained to handle depression. They will only make things worse. Seek help, you deserve it.