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The psychologist trying to get more help for Hong Kong's suicidal, depressed youth

The support Dr Jamie Chiu gives to at-risk youth makes her one of Channel NewsAsia’s Champions for Change. HONG KONG ... to these students and getting everyone talking openly about mental health issue... read more

Global study aims to unpack mental health issues facing university students

They want to quantify how many students are affected by mental health ... Hong Kong, Portugal and Mexico and South Africa. Preliminary epidemiological data has already been collected in some countries ... read more

Time to Talk: The healing power of a conversation

Those students ... of developing mental health problems such as depression. As the case stood in 2017, Hong Kong was ranked the seventh-least happy place in the world by Gallup International.[10] Is t... read more

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But the pyrotechnics will help ... on a Hong Kong subway, within a granite-walled farmhouse outside London, or inside a cardboard box lined with aluminum foil. Soon even this pageantry may be unnecess... read more


Excessive Sleepiness in Adolescents and Young Adults: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment Strategies

Pediatricians and other health ... that would help the physician suspect SDB include enlarged tonsils, retrognathia, mouth breathing, and upper-body obesity. Hui and colleagues 138 evaluated 1910 fres... read more

Hong Kong schoolboy is third teenager to die within eight days

A schoolboy has died after falling from the rooftop of an apartment building in Ma On Shan, the third Hong Kong teenager ... a spate of student suicides last year. They include looking at ways for sch... read more

Depression, anxiety cases surge among youngsters

Depression and anxiety symptoms were more noticeable in Secondary Five and Six students than those in the lower forms, though 15 percent in Secondary One were already starting to worry about the Hong ... read more

Suicides at record level among U.K. students

The international study, by Raymond Kwok and colleagues at Hong Kong ... Leaving behind existing support networks can also be highly difficult for students. Many students come from complex backgrounds ... read more

Education system not helping students to face life's problems

This is the 15th suicide this academic year in Hong Kong ... schools and our parents tend to put great pressure on their students to outperform others and this does not help. As desirable as a degree ... read more

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression ... of mental health symptoms that shift alongside cultural expectations: Hysteria has declined as women’s agency has increased, for example, ... read more

How to Cultivate Curiosity in Your Classroom

If we welcome and celebrate all types of curiosity at school, we can not only help our students learn ... Other research with teens in Hong Kong indicates that, when school is more challenging, curiou... read more

Why Hong Kong’s Nimby attitude is a threat to mental health

During election season, those campaigning to be Hong Kong’s next chief ... will – while expressing support for the centre in principle, in case they are accused of discriminating against people with m... read more



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