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Why Building a More Caring Society Should be a Priority for Singapore’s Youth

With rising cases of mental illness in Singapore’s youth, it’s about time we put some focus on our children’s mental wellbeing. In this piece, we discuss what’s currently being done and what else we could do to help our children steer clear from mental disorders.

How Olympic Athletes and Organizers are Destigmatizing Mental Health

Elite athletes such as Joseph Schooling, Simone Biles, and Naomi Osaka are prioritizing their mental health. Take a look at this article if you want to know how they’re destigmatizing mental health in sport and in the rest of society in the process

Adelphi Psych Principal Psychologist Contributes to CNA Article on Shopping and Overspending

Online shopping has experienced quite an uptick during the pandemic and it’s partly caused by people self-treating mental health woes with retail therapy. This piece from CNA titled Impulse buying: Why some people can't stop shopping and how not to overspend, shares some expert insights from Adelphi Psych’s own Sue Anne Han.

What is Retail Therapy and How It Can Become a Problem

Buying things to lift our moods might work for a little while but it can devolve into a negative habit. Read on to learn why retail therapy isn’t good in the long run and how to prevent it from ruining your life.

How Singaporeans Can Escape the State of Languish

The pandemic is causing mental health issues on Singaporeans. Languishing is perhaps one of the most widespread. Here’s what you can do to prevent it from happening to you.

Principal Consultant Psychologist Sue Anne Han on U PME’s Panel Discussing Job Opportunities in the Mental Health Sector

Adelphi Psych Medicine Clinic’s own Sue Anne Han joins a panel of distinguished mental health practitioners and talks about the opportunities in the Singaporean mental health landscape. The panel assembled and presented by NTUC had some really interesting insights.

How Influencers May Be Spreading Misinformation on Mental Health

Content creators have a steadily growing influence on discussions about mental health. However, there are some limitations to what they have the ability to talk about. Here’s why we should listen to them with caution

How Data Can Help Us Cope with Pandemic-Related Mental Health Issues

Pandemic-rated mental health issues, both direct and indirect, have risen throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. As a result, there is a massive amount of data waiting to be collected and analysed. It’s an unprecedented circumstance that is luckily already being taken advantage of by mental health practitioners and scientists. Hopefully, this can all help Singapore psychologists respond better to future pandemics.

Getting Caught Up In Your Emotions And Cannot Seem to Get Out?

Feelings can be signals trying to get us to pay attention to something we need, something we are not tending to. In fact, the root meaning of 'psychotherapy' in Greek is 'tending to the soul'.

Building Emotional Resilience To Cope With Stress

Politicians and psychologists in Singapore have been highlighting the role of emotional resilience in coping with the COVID-19 crisis. But what exactly is emotional resilience, and can you really learn to adapt to adversity? Let’s find out