REFERRALS FOR BROS

MENTAL HEALTH, CRISIS SUPPORT, AND SUBSTANCE USE

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

MALAYSIA

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

EMERGENCY

Tel: 999 (24 hours 7 days a week)

In an emergency (suicide threat, ambulance, police support) call 999 or visit your local emergency department.​

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

Psychology & Counselling Division, Federal Territory Department of Social Welfare, Kuala Lumpur  (Bahagian Psikologi & Kaunseling, Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur)

Tel: 03-26124000 / 03-26124075

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:

Putrajaya (HQ): T: 03-80008000 / 03-83232225

Johor: T: 07-2282971 / 07-2282972

Kedah: T: 04-7001700

Kelantan: T: 09-7416900

Melaka: T: 06-3333333 / 06-2319171

Negeri Sembilan: T: 06-7659555 / 06-7659556

Pulau Pinang: T: 04-6505259

Pahang: T: 09-5650222

Perak: T: 05-2545505

Perlis: T: 04-9731864

Sabah: T: 088-255133 / 088-255134 / 088-244228

Sarawak: T: 082-449577

Selangor: T: 03-55101400

Terengganu: T: 09-6222444 / 09-6274256/51

Labuan: T: 087-424961

 

Department of Counselling, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

T: 03-26155970

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.

Women, Family and Community Development Board Family Counseling Unit (Lembaga Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat Unit Kaunseling Keluarga)

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 penduduk@lppkn.gov.my to make an appointment. They can communicate in Mandarin, English and Malay.

Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Kuala Lumpur (Lembaga Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat Unit Kaunseling Keluarga (Ibu Pejabat) –LPPKN)

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:

Johor: 07-5599212

Kedah: 04-7325011

Kelantan: 09-7471848

Labuan: 087-418717

Melaka: 06-2325151

Negeri Sembilan: 06-6014440

Pahang: 09-5173391

Perak: 05-5468115

Perlis: 04-9761272

Pulau Pinang: 04-5755215

Selangor: 03-5510915

Terengganu: 09-6305212

Sabah: 088-261497

Sarawak: 082-411036

 

COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS AND PRIVATE BUSINESSES

Lifeline Association Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur/online)

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)

Tel: 03 6203 0359 / 03 6203 0733

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.

 

Serene Psychological Services, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 018  7772242 / WhatsApp at 018 777 2242

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)

Tel: +603 7782 5499 / +603 7783 5432

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.

 

Than Hsiang Mitra Welfare (Penang)

Tel: +60379815301

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.

Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia

Tel: +60377855955

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

+60 3-7785 5955

Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Penang

+60 4-228 0709

Agape Couselling Centre Malaysia - Johor Bahru

+60 7-357 9195

Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Ipoh

+60 18-913 4833

Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia - Malacca

+60 6-288 9026

 

Mental Illness Awareness And Support Association (Selangor)

Tel: 03-7732 2414 / 013-878 1322 / 014-223 6938 / 019-236 2423

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.

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