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WOMAN INVOLVED IN TEOCHEW PORRIDGE FIGHT REMANDED AT IMH

A 40-year-old woman who was allegedly involved in a fight at a Teochew Porridge Restaurant was remanded at IMH after likely suffering from post-natal depression. Pang Pei Pei had previously gone to IMH for treatment but did not go for further follow-ups. She did not take her medication too. Her 5-month old daughter is placed under another person's care at the moment. Pang Pei Pei was charged for being involved in rash act at the eatery together with 3 men who threw furniture at the Teochew porridge counter. They were reportedly enraged because of their $28 bill. Pang will be back in court on 20 June while a few of the men are currently out on bail.

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IMH OFFERING TREATMENT, COUNSELLING FOR TRANSGENDERS

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) will be offering psychiatric treatment and counselling for individuals suffering from gender dysphoria, a condition where people identify with a gender different from the one they are born with.

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SCHIZOPHRENIC MAN WHO THREATENED PM ON FACEBOOK JAILED 15 MONTHS

33 year-old Tan Yeong Hong was sentenced to 15 months behind bars today after threatening to physically harm Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Facebook and assaulting 2 police officers sent to arrest him. Angered that he could not meet Mr Lee in person at a meet the people's session in June this year, Tan then wrote four threatening messages to Mr Lee: “Eh, you challenged me to visit your MPS but you are not here. I will find and stage an attack on you when I have information on your public appearances. You know who I am.” Tan also included his NRIC number and handphone number on the messages.

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FOREIGN IMH DOCTOR REFUSES TO RELEASE PATIENT FOR CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH AGING MOTHER

A reader has shared a blog post by blogger Ray Hope, who wrote about his family's unhappiness with an Institute of Mental Health (IMH) doctor who refuses to release his twin brother from IMH to spend time with his family for Christmas. He says that his brother's condition has stabilized, after being admitted to IMH 3 months ago, and the expensive hospitalization bills are eating away at what little Medisave his brother has left. Being a Catholic family, the blogger also hopes that his brother could celebrate the Advent with his aging 92 year-old mother, who has not been informed that her son was warded in IMH.

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AMOS FOUND SUITABLE FOR RTC, BUT DOCTORS SAY HE SUFFERS FROM AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

District Court Judge Jasvender Kaur has sentenced Amos Yee to be remanded at the Institute of Mental Health for 2 weeks while a report on his mandatory psychiatric treatment is done. His next court date is on 6th July. According to today's proceedings, teenage blogger Amos Yee was found mentally and physically suitable to undergo reformative training. The doctor who assessed Amos Yee however, found that the teenager may be suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

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