Mum, dad, I want to talk: How to cope with your kids’ mental health issues

Third-year NUS student Tasneem Abdul Majeed talks about her mental health journey with high anxiety and panic attacks.
Third-year NUS student Tasneem Abdul Majeed talks about her mental health journey with high anxiety and panic attacks.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - When Tasneem Abdul Majeed was taking her O-level examinations, she was so nervous she threw up before each paper and did not manage to complete a single one.

She had started experiencing insomnia, loss of focus and exhaustion earlier in the year, but pressed on as she wanted to make it to a junior college (JC).

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