Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Depression is nobody’s friend

October 11, 2010

Source_The Star:Depression is nobody’s friend. A DIFFERENT SPIN By JO-JO STRUYS

According to the World Health Organisation, depression affects more than 120 million people around the world. Right here on our doorstep, records indicate that at least 9% of Malaysians suffer from major depression.

WHEN I was in boarding school in Australia, I remember the day I first met Miyuki. News travelled fast through our corridors about this foreign girl who was coming to live with us. Through the grapevine, we heard she had been expelled from several schools in Japan for breaking so many of their rules. We were all expecting a “wild child” but she wasn’t what we expected. She had huge brown eyes, which reminded me of a Japanese anime character and she was also very quiet.