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MQDC Launches Mental Well-Being Support in New Normal

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10 September 2020
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MQDC Launches Mental Well-Being Support in New Normal

18 August 2020, Bangkok – MQDC has continued its mission of “For All Well-Being” to bring sustainable happiness to all life by introducing an app to help its residents of all ages cope with the stresses and strains of economic and social change in the COVID crisis.

MQDC Launches Mental Well-Being Support in New Normal

18 August 2020, Bangkok – MQDC has continued its mission of “For All Well-Being” to bring sustainable happiness to all life by introducing an app to help its residents of all ages cope with the stresses and strains of economic and social change in the COVID crisis.

The new service, linking with top hospitals, was introduced at “MQDC Mental Health Forum 2020”, held at FutureTales Lab and on Facebook Live with 6 experts on psychological well-being.

Mr. Keerin Chutumstid, President of the Property & Service Business Group at MQDC, said: “We worked with the Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC) and the FutureTales Lab by MQDC, a futurology center, to organize ‘MQDC Mental Health Forum’, a brainstorming session with experts to find ways to prevent and mitigate mental health issues.”

The "MQDC Mental Health Service" will shortly launch for residents of every project, showing how MQDC enhances quality of life through quality and value rather than just residences.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Singh Intrachooto, Chief Advisor to Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC), spoke at the forum on the 7 key factors for a built environment to promote good mental health: 1. Thermal comfort 2. Air quality 3. Lighting quality 4. Acoustic quality 5. Health & safety 6. Living with Nature 7. Life quality.

Dr. Waroj Chotipitayasunon, a spokesperson for the Department of Mental Health, presented on well-being techniques for children, adolescents, and families.

Dr. Jennifer Chavanovanich, a lecturer in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Chulalongkorn University, spoke on work stress and preventing burnout.

Dr. Attapon Sukonthaphirom Na Phatthalung, a psychiatrist and lecturer at Chulalongkorn University, presented on well-being for older adults.

Ms. Wipattra Totemchokchaikarn, a Foresight Researcher at FutureTales Lab by MQDC, spoke on the future of mental healthcare in Thailand.

Mr. Krissayuth Chavavitayatham, MQDC Vice President, said that MQDC is committed to creating a happier living society.

"We see the psychological impact of changes, both in economic conditions and society,” he said. 

“We are therefore preparing to offer special privileges through partnerships to give residents access to mental health services through apps and special packages, conveniently available from leading hospitals in a first for the property industry."

Watch the “MQDC Mental Health Forum” here >>> https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=1195191827504853&ref=watch_permalink