by the generous funding from Li Ka Shing Foundation, the online learning
platform Mental Health Learning Hub was established in 2020 by Jockey Club New
Life Institute of Psychiatric Rehabilitation (the Institute), a direct subsidiary
of New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association. The project ended in
institute updated and re-opened the platform in 2023, continuing to encourage
online learning. The platform provides online courses (self-paced and
real-time, free and paid courses), short videos and multimedia resources,
targeting the general public, with selected topics for specific groups,
including caregivers and parents. The platform promotes holistic wellness
through sharing from multiple perspectives. We take care of ourselves, and we take
care of others.
- Online courses
The platform provides self-paced and real-time online courses, and both free
and paid resources. The courses are taught by professional trainers, and the
topics are practical and highly applicable to daily life, with a range of
depths promoting knowledge on mental health. The self-paced courses are
well-structured, with a maximum length of 30 minutes for each session. Learners
can flexibly control their pace of learning. Online learning also frees users
from restrictions on time or location. Previous learners expressed that the
contents can be repeatedly studied so their learning outcomes were enhanced.
The platform also provides mental health related bite-sized videos, for
example, interviews with professionals and extracts from courses, allowing
users to watch and be benefited in a few minutes of free time.
- Multimedia resources
Apart from videos, the platform also provides graphics and text resources,
including mental health related articles written by professionals, graphics
created by artists and personal stories shared by persons in recovery,
inspiring users to understand and learn through various angles and media.
Taking care of self