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from THE JAKARTA POST -- MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2009 The Bali administration has paid little attention to the growing number of mental health sufferers on the island, according to a local health expert.
Cokorda Jaya Lasmana told reporters, on the sidelines of a recent seminar on pedophilia and its effects on young people in Bali, that an estimated 7,000 people were suffering from mental health problems.
"We have conducted a series of surveys in Buleleng in North Bali and Karangasem in East Bali. We found more than 2,000 people with various mental health problems in these two regencies," the doctor said.
Bali has eight regencies including Denpasar, Klungkung, …