Mental Health

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Photo Essays

Chance Encounters: Bright hearts in the dark era of Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, human connection is more important than ever. Hong Kong Shifts recounts meaningful encounters with strangers across the city.

22 Oct, 2020

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News Feature

Why mental wellbeing is essential for vulnerable populations during Covid-19

As the pandemic continues, Soul Conscious Community brings meditation and stress management to Hong Kong’s homeless and disabled communities.

25 Sep, 2020

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News Feature

Talk, Listen, Care: Why we need to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention in young people

Based on personal experience, The Weez Project’s founder Ann Pearce shares her views on how we can prevent youth suicides in Hong Kong.

7 Jul, 2020

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Profiles

An ultra-marathon runner’s race against depression

In 2018, Vivi Cheung became the first woman from Macao to complete the Ultra Trail de Mont Blanc.

27 May, 2020

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News Feature

Meet the volunteers leading COVID-19 relief efforts in the Philippines, US and UK

From delivering food to providing emotional support, volunteers around the world are stepping up in thoughtful, innovative ways.

20 May, 2020

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Interviews

7 mental health tips to battle coronavirus anxiety

Dr Hannah Reidy, the founder of Mind HK, shares her tips on maintaining mental wellbeing in these difficult times.

20 Apr, 2020

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Interviews

Life Studies: Navigating reproductive ethical dilemmas

Experts from the fields of religion, biology, and psychology unpack challenging ethical dilemmas.

1 Apr, 2020

What lies beneath
Long Reads

What Lies Beneath: One woman’s healing journey after rape and sexual abuse

Severe depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicidal thoughts have followed one woman like a shadow since childhood.

1 Aug, 2019

Mind HK
Profiles

NGO Focus: Why Mind Hong Kong believes discussing psychological wellbeing is essential

Local charity Mind Hong Kong has developed a series of training programmes and online resources to destigmatise mental health in Hong Kong.

1 Aug, 2019

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