According to The National Health and Morbidity Survey 2015, 4.2 million of Malaysians age 16 and above are suffering from mental health problems. The survey also reported a steady rise in prevalence of psychiatric morbidity for those in 16 years old of age – 10.6% (1996), 11.2% (2006), and 29.2% (2015). In recent years, there is a rapid increase in reported cases of youth depression and suicides. This is the proof that a serious measure need to be taken into consideration in order to address mental health issues among children and adolescence.
I believe that current lifestyle, environmental factors and social media influence are the greatest factors that leads to mental disorder among children and adolescence.