HOW PREVALENT IS DRUG ADDICTION IN MALAYSIA?
Similar to Singapore Malaysia has extremely strict laws around the possession and supply of any form of narcotics or illegal drugs. Even with the potential of life imprisonment or worse the number of people in Malaysia affected by alcoholism or addiction has increased in recent years.
How to Treat addiction’s alcohol and drug therapy online along with web based outpatient counselling services cover the main areas of Malaysia including: Kuala Lumpur (KL), Kota Bharu, Johor Bahruas well as Kotu Kinabalu and Kuching in East Malaysia.
Alcohol and drug use often starts out as fun or recreational so long term imprisonment or other legal consequences may not even be an immediate concern for anyone in early addiction who doesn’t believe they have a substance abuse problem. Many parents, spouses or family members are often very fearful when someone close to them is either in addiction or they suspect their loved one has a drug or alcohol problem and they don’t know how to help them. Additional information can be found by visiting the friends, family members and loved ones page or for those looking for family therapy please visit our page relating to our Family Programme.
HOW TO GET CONFIDENTIAL HELP AND SUPPORT FOR DRUG OR ALCOHOL ADDICTION
There are various options throughout Malaysia and neighbouring countries in Asia for professional help for drug or alcohol addiction. This include residential or primary alcohol rehabs or addiction treatment centres. Outpatient counselling services are growing and can either found online or in various cities throughout Malaysia including Kuala Lumpur (KL), Kota Bharu, Johor Bahruas. Other areas where our online counselling have helped clients struggling with addiction are Kotu Kinabalu and Kuching located in East Malaysia
More information about rehabs throughout Asia can be found at how to treat addiction’s recommended rehabs page.
WHERE CAN I FIND NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING ALCOHOL COUNSELLORS OR ADDICTION THERAPISTS IN MALAYSIA?
Depending on where you are located in Malysia will depend on what local resources to help with drug or alcohol problem are available.
Major cities in Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahruas where counselling services which are popular for ex pats who may prefer to confide in native English speaking therapists. People residing in other cities in East Malaysia such as Kuching and Kotu Kinabalu seeking help for drug or alcohol problem may have to travel or like many of our clients working in KL, Singapore and Hong Kong may prefer to do alcohol counselling or addiction therapy online after work from home by skype or other web based platform.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE ADVANTAGES OF ADDICTION THERAPY ONLINE FOR THOSE LIVING OR WORKING IN MALAYSIA?
- Confidential help for anyone with drug, alcohol or gambling problem with experienced native English speaking addiction therapists throughout Asia but not necessarily residing Malaysia.
- Online counselling services is often less costly than face to face and less daunting when in your own home or work space.
- We cover multiple time zones so have online therapists available 7 days per week.
All of our online therapists at How to Treat Addiction have both professional and direct personal experience of addiction whether that be drugs, alcohol, gambling and even stress and burn out which is very common with work addiction.
Help and support for anyone worldwide and we would encourage you to take the first step in seeking help by contacting us for initial consultation.