REFERRALS FOR BROS
MENTAL HEALTH, CRISIS SUPPORT, AND SUBSTANCE USE
No male-specific mental health services available.
(Note: Unfortunately, there are no specific men's mental health support services in Malaysia. Please consult with your doctor for a referral to see a male counsellor, psychologist or psychiatrist if that is more comfortable for you.)
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
Tel: 999 (24 hours 7 days a week)
In an emergency (suicide threat, ambulance, police support) call 999 or visit your local emergency department.
Provide different kind of counselling method which includes face to face counselling, group counselling, marital counselling and online counselling. You can also call, write a letter or email to them to have the counselling services. If you wish to have face-to-face counselling, you are encouraged to call their helpline to make an appointment.
List of numbers of other branches:
Kedah: T: 04-7001700
Kelantan: T: 09-7416900
Pulau Pinang: T: 04-6505259
Pahang: T: 09-5650222
Perak: T: 05-2545505
Perlis: T: 04-9731864
Sarawak: T: 082-449577
Selangor: T: 03-55101400
Labuan: T: 087-424961
The counselling clinic operates on only four (4) days of the week from Mondays to Thursdays, 8.00am to 5.00pm (Mondays to Thursdays Only). The Psychology Counselling department of Hospital Kuala Lumpur offers counselling services in family counselling, crisis Intervention (where an individual has experienced a disaster, or a tragic or traumatic experience. Examples: rape, attempted suicide, abuse, and acute stress due to a disaster); group counselling; and relaxation therapy. Hospital Kuala Lumpur needs a recommendation letter from doctor to have the face-to-face counselling.
Tel: +60326937555 (KL)
This department has different hotline numbers in many states. If you wish to have face-to-face counselling, you can call or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment. They can communicate in Mandarin, English and Malay.
T: 03-26934555 (Mondays to Fridays: 8:30am to 4:00pm)
This is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia responsible for social welfare: children, women, family, community, children, older people, destitute, homeless, disaster victim, disabled. Services provided include family counselling; marriage counselling; and face-to-face counselling, and are available in every state and all 3 languages. Please inform them you are calling to “Unit Kaunseling”
List of phone numbers for other states:
Negeri Sembilan: 06-6014440
Pulau Pinang: 04-5755215
COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS AND PRIVATE BUSINESSES
Tel: +603 42657995
Lifeline Association Malaysia conducts counselling service in Mandarin such as email counselling and face-to face counselling. It also held several social care workshops and talks.
Befrienders Helpline (Kuala Lumpur)
Tel: (03) 7956-8145 (24 hours daily)
Befrienders is a not-for-profit organisation providing emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to people who are lonely, in distress, in despair, and having suicidal thoughts - without charge. We are multi-racial, non-religious and are available to everyone, regardless of race, religion, age, gender or sexual orientation. All our volunteers are trained and each conversation is treated as strictly confidential. You may remain completely anonymous; keeping your name private. Once your call is answered, a caring and trained person will listen to you, ask questions to generally understand how you feel, give you the time to share your dilemma and support you if you feel lost about how to cope.
The Mind Faculty (Kuala Lumpur)
Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 9.00pm / Saturday: 8.00am - 7.00pm
The Mind Faculty is a premium mental health clinic in Solaris Mont Kiara. We believe in an integrated approach to mental health. Your well-being is not the absence of illness but the complete wellness of your body, mind and spirit. Our practitioners are experienced, compassionate and the very best in their fields. With over 25 practitioners, our team works together to incorporate different therapy types to tailor a support plan that best suits your individual needs. We offer our clients a diverse range of services from psychiatric, psychological, counselling, art psychotherapy and mindfulness-based therapies. Our specialists have vast clinical experience in child and adult mental health, psychological assessments and treatments for various conditions. Check our full list of services.
Monday-Sunday: 9am to 6pm (By Appointment Basis Only)
Serene provides a wide range of mental health care services for all ages. The services include psychological consultation, psychotherapy, counselling and psychological assessments for a variety of mental disorders such as such as depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and psychotic disorder.
Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA) (Based in Petaling Jaya, Selangor)
Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA) is a non-profit voluntary organisation managed by an elected committee of interested persons and professionals in the community. MMHA was formed in 1967 by a group of mental health professionals and community leaders from University Hospital MMHA was officially registered under the Societies Act 1966 on 30th July 1968.
Free counselling service, it collects donation to support the operating cost. This association cover variety area of counselling such as individual, career, relationship, family and marital. They are able to communicate in Mandarin, Malay and English.
This centre provide counselling service with charge and the types of counselling includes face-to-face counselling, tele counselling, email counselling and few therapies. In Malaysia, there are total of 5 Agape Counselling Centres. They can communicate in Mandarin and English. below are the following branches:
Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Selangor
Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Penang
Agape Couselling Centre Malaysia - Johor Bahru
Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Ipoh
Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Malacca
+60 6-288 9026
Mental Illness Awareness & Support Association (MIASA), or Persatuan Kesedaran Dan Sokongan Penyakit Mental – is a mental health NGO based in Selangor. MIASA promotes awareness on the importance of mental health and mental health issues and provide support for patients and carers through our various programs and support initiatives. Being patient-initiated, MIASA has a strong foundation and also purpose. It provides a holistic solution, not only from the medical perspective but also that of spiritual.