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Wednesday September 18th 2019

‘Mental health’ Archives

Malay jobless man stressed after having only $60 in pocket

Malay jobless man stressed after having only $60 in pocket

Dear Sir, I am in dire straits now and genuinely need your help as I'm left with only $60 in my bank but still have 2 elderly parents to feed. We do not even know where our next meal will come [...]

46-year-old graduate PMET regret starting own business and feeling depressed

46-year-old graduate PMET regret starting own business and feeling depressed

Hello Gilbert, I came to your website at http://www.transitioning.org/ and felt that I relate to the many sad stories from those unemployed. I am 46 years old male, and been out of job for 6 [...]

Recently-divorced man unhappy with ex-Malaysian army major who broke up his family

Recently-divorced man unhappy with ex-Malaysian army major who broke up his family

Each year, more than 7,000 divorces were filed with the Family Court and many are believed to involve extra-marital cases. In a fast-paced modern society like ours whereby there are ample [...]

Jobless PMET suffering from depression and seeking our help

Jobless PMET suffering from depression and seeking our help

Dear Gilbert, Hi, my name is Steven. I found your website on Reddit when looking for information/support for my depression. I really like what I’ve read and I think the services you can [...]

Jobless divorced PMET with masters degree: “I need help, I do feel suicidal at times…”

Jobless divorced PMET with masters degree: “I need help, I do feel suicidal at times…”

Hi Gilbert, I truly need help I am feeling suicidal at times. My life has been a challenge since the day I was born. I try to get pass through by trying to compare myself to the less [...]

Jobless local PMET with accounting degree bullied by FTs due to mental condition

Jobless local PMET with accounting degree bullied by FTs due to mental condition

Hi Gilbert, I am currently unemployed due to my mental condition. I was fired by two companies within the first half of this year and it was traumatic to my emotional health. I was a victim of [...]

Concerned mother asks SCDF to discharge mentally-ill son from national service

Concerned mother asks SCDF to discharge mentally-ill son from national service

Dear CPT Yusof, SCDF With reference to our tele-conversation yesterday morning. I would like to update you regarding Ian's overall health conditions. He takes after my father who has a history of [...]

Jobless mum appeals for early withdrawal of CPF to treat mentally ill son rejected

Jobless mum appeals for early withdrawal of CPF to treat mentally ill son rejected

Dear Ms Nur Baizurah Arshad, Thank you for feeling sorry for my family's circumstances and not lifting a finger to help. Your copied and pasted answer to my 2nd appeal is unbelievable, appalling, [...]

Unemployed ex-teacher job-searching fruitlessly for 1.5 years and feeling anxious

Unemployed ex-teacher job-searching fruitlessly for 1.5 years and feeling anxious

Hi Gilbert, I chanced upon your website helping follow Singaporeans overcome employment issues. I have been seeking other forms of job opportunities after leaving the education sector for the past [...]

PMET jobless for 7 months after retrenchment and feeling useless and hopeless

PMET jobless for 7 months after retrenchment and feeling useless and hopeless

Hi Gilbert I chanced upon your website with great interest. I have been retrenched for 7 months. I guess you heard the all familiar woes of unemployment. Being human, I m no exception. Many [...]

Husband relieved that depressed wife manages to secure a job after a year of searching

Husband relieved that depressed wife manages to secure a job after a year of searching

Hi Gilbert, Good day to you. I just want to drop you an email to express my thanks and appreciation for all you have done for me and all Singaporeans. Your website is not only a source of [...]

20-year-old journalism graduate working from home due to anxiety attack and seeking support

20-year-old journalism graduate working from home due to anxiety attack and seeking support

Hi Gilbert, Hope this email finds you well. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for providing support for unemployed people. It's reassuring to know that we are not alone in this gloomy [...]

PMET struggling with unemployment and feeling insecure about his future

PMET struggling with unemployment and feeling insecure about his future

Hi Gilbert, Thanks for the follow-up. Things are better at my end now but I am still not out of the woods. I have been attending interviews but have not gotten past the first round. I highly [...]

41-year-old male suffering from chronic depression and feeling blue

41-year-old male suffering from chronic depression and feeling blue

Describe abit about yourself eg age, gender, educational qualification and work experience. Joe: Age 41, male, diploma. Currently working as a customer service officer in CBD area. What mental [...]

Young married woman suffering from depression and suicidal tendencies

Young married woman suffering from depression and suicidal tendencies

We interviewed a young married woman currently suffering from chronic depression and who is still harbouring suicidal tendencies. There is no known official statistics on the number of [...]

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