MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION & PREVENTION

Project & Program

Promoting Mental Health Concern

2013 Launched radio programme “Hong Kong Women 330” on RTHK DAB 31 to demonstrate women’s positive energy in maintaining healthy body and mind.
2012
  • Organized “Ready to Change” mass public education campaign with Mr. Cheung Tat Ming, Dr. Tsang Fan Kwong and Mr. Vivek Mahbubani as the campaign ambassadors. A series of printed advertisements were launched on newspaper, MTR stations and bus stop shelters to arouse public attention to mental health.
  • Launched “Dance and Movement” to facilitate social interaction through body movement.
2009 Invited the renowned actor Mr. Cheung Tat Ming, psychiatrist Dr.Tsang Fan Kwong and Indian comedian Vivek Mahbubani to performstand-up talk show to promote mental health. In 2009 to 2011, the show was performed 7 times in various places in Hong Kong.
1998 Actively participated in organizing annual Mental Health Month in October each year.

 

Mental Health Education for Teenagers

2014
  • “Positive Adventure with Recovery” was launched to improve young people’s awareness, knowledge and skills regarding mental wellness and facilitate mutual understanding and respect between the youth and people in recovery.
  • To promote the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, we collaborated with Dialogue in the Dark to deliver anti-stigma message through integrating the teaching materials of “Mind‧Care‧Navigation” with interactive activities, such as acoustic navigation, visual navigation and life tour in the social inclusion programs.
2013 “Being Well, Lighting Hope for Youth” was launched to enhance young people’s concern, knowledge and techniques on mental health management and provide an interactive platform for the youth and people in recovery.
2012 “Youth Compass” was launched for young people to learn mental health knowledge and communication skills in relating with people in recovery.
2011 Initiated the first Chinese version of web-based cognitive behavioural therapy programme “MIND EASY” with the Department of Psychology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, supported by the Health Care and Promotion Fund.
2009/10 Organized the “Seeing Heart 180 – Youth Mental Health Project” with the Department of Psychology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, funded by the Health Care and Promotion Fund of the Food and Health Bureau. The project aimed to introduce the concept of holistic health to teenagers through specially-designed green experiential activities and publicity platforms.
2008/09 Launched the “Wise Up to Mental Health” programme and conducted seminars, workshops and training to enhance the mental health knowledge among secondary school students.

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