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Event 2023

CUHK x 330 Chinese New Year Pop-up Mini-Market

New Life will participate this Chinese New Year mini-market this year with CUHK Alumni. With the themes of originality, handmade, "CUHKer” and 330, we are selling gourmet food and products from our sheltered workshops.

Date: 11am-5:30pm, 16 January 2023 (Monday)
Venue: inno330 (Unit B, LG/F, InnoPort, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin)


Basic Course on Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®)

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan® (WRAP®) is an evidence-based, self-help plan designed by people in recovery from the US. In this basic course, participants will develop their "Wellness Toolbox" and make a plan to equip themselves to face challenges in life. The content of the basic course includes: introduction to WRAP®; introduction to the five core concepts of recovery (hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy, support); discover your own "Wellness Toolbox”; formulate daily health plans and action plans for crisis events.

Date and Time: 9am-5pm, 14 January, 2023 (Saturday) and 9am-1:30pm, 15 January, 2023 (Sunday)
Venue: Jockey Club New Life Institute of Psychiatric Rehabilitation (332 Nam Chong Street, Kowloon)
Instructor: Accredited facilitator from The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, US
Target group: Aged over 18 and willing to improve their physical and mental health status
Language: Cantonese
Fee: HK$ 200 (Fee waiver will be offered to individuals whose average monthly income is less than HK$18,100.)


Mental Health Talk: No Fear of Pain and Insomnia

Presented by occupational therapist, this talk will explain and teach women how to live with pain and insomnia through a combination of "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy". As such, women can develop their personal potential in life, set up "appropriate challenges" for themselves, so as to improve their emotion status.

Date and Time: 7pm-8:30pm, 5 January 2023 (Thursday)
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Mr. Cheung Chin Chung (Registered Occupational Therapist, HK)
Target: Female aged 18-64
Quota: 80 (Seats will be arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation WhatsApp will be sent to successful applicants. If the notification is not received before the event, the registration will be unsuccessful without prior notice.)
Fee: Free of Charge
Language: Cantonese


 

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Event 2022

Mindful Parenting Course

This course focuses on the stress response of parents in raising their children. Parents will learn how to get along with their children and take care of themselves effectively in a mindful manner, thus improving family relations.

Date and Time: Usually in the morning or evening on weekdays, or in the morning on weekends
Duration: 8 sessions in total, usually one session (2.5 hours) per week
Venue: New Life Space 330 (1/F, 194 Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon), or CUHK Thomas Jing Centre for Mindfulness Research and Training
Speaker: Registered social worker or psychologist with experience in mindfulness teaching
Target: Parents with children aged 4 to 17 who are willing to participate in research projects
Fee: Free of charge

For more details: https://bit.ly/nlpra_mindfulparenting_course2022


WRAP® Wellness Recovery Action Plan

In the three-hour workshop, five key concepts of recovery will be introduced: hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy, and support. Participants will develop their "Wellness Recovery Action Plan” and take the first step towards a healthy life.

Date and Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, 17 December 2022 (Saturday) (Same content for both sections)
Instructor: Accredited facilitator from The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, US
Target: Aged over 18 and want to improve their physical and mental health status
Fee: $50 (Fee waiver will be offered to individuals whose average monthly income is less than HK$18,100)
Language: Cantonese


Education Talk on Women's Personal Finance: Emotional Spending

This talk will analyze consumption behavior of women from emotional aspects, and teach how to set up a personal financial plan, so that everyone can enjoy the festive season and manage money wisely during the upcoming Christmas and Chinese New Year.

Date and Time: 7pm - 8:30pm, 8 Dec, 2022 (Thursday)
Format: Online Zoom
Speaker: Recognized Financial Social Worker
Quota: 80 (Seats will be arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation WhatsApp will be sent to successful applicants. If the notification is not received before the event, the registration will be unsuccessful without prior notice.)
Fee: Free of Charge
Language: Cantonese


Mental Wellness Self-management Workshop

This workshop is adapted from Self Help Plus, a group-based stress management course developed by World Health Organization. It aims to support people with mild psychological stress and provide them with stress management skills that reduce the impact of unwanted thoughts and feelings; and cope with life stressors in accordance with one’s personal value.

Duration: Nov 2022 to Dec 2022, tentatively on Friday nights or Saturday mornings
Sessions: 6 sessions in total, usually 1 session per week with 2 hours each
Target: Aged between 18-60, under mild psychological distress, willing to learn skills to improve mental wellness, proficient with Chinese reading and writing (subject to further screening by project staff)
Format: Face-to-face
Fee: Free
Language: Cantonese


Stress and Anxiety Management Course

Participants will learn more about anxiety and stress through subject talks, discussions and relaxation exercises to recognize and improve their habits, emotions, thoughts and physical sensations, and relief anxiety and stress in their daily life.

Date and Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon, 12, 19, 26 November, 2022 and 3, 10, 17 December, 2022 (Every Saturday)
Format: Online Zoom
Instructor: Psychological Wellbeing Officer
Fee: HK$300 (Fee waiver will be offered to individuals whose average monthly income is less than HK$18,100.)
Language: Cantonese


Adult ADHD Mindfulness Therapy Group

This group is for adults facing ADHD to practice meditation to improve self-observation and concentration skills, thereby reducing impulsive behaviors and the impact of ADHD conditions on their daily life.

Date: 22 October to 10 December 2022 (Every Saturday, 8 sessions)
Time: 9:45 am-12:45 pm
Venue: New Life Space 330 (1/F, 194 Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon)
Speaker: Ms. June Tang (Clinical Psychiatrist)
Fee: Free of charge
Quota: 12
Target audiences: Aged 18 or above, Diagnosed with ADHD, IQ of 85 or above
Language: Cantonese


Basic Course on Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®)

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan® (WRAP®) is a self-help plan designed by people in recovery from the US. In this basic course, participants will develop their "Mental Health Toolbox" through WRAP® to maintain and improve their mental wellbeing health and learn to cope with changes in life by positive thinking.

Date and Time:

9:00 am-5:30 pm, 26 November, 2022 (Saturday) and 9:00 am-1:30 pm, 27 November, 2022

Instructor: Accredited facilitator from The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, US
Target: Aged over 18 and want to improve their physical and mental health status
Fee: HK$ 200 (Fee waiver will be offered to individuals whose average monthly income is less than HK$18,100.)
Language: Cantonese

Wellness Recovery Action Plan Workshop

In the three-hour workshop, five key concepts of recovery will be introduced: hope, personal responsibility, education, self-advocacy, and support. Participants will develop their "Wellness Recovery Action Plan” and take the first step towards a healthy life.

Date: 5 November 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Same content for both sections)
Instructor: Accredited facilitator from The Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery, US
Target: Aged over 18 and want to improve their physical and mental health status
Fee: HK$50 (Fee waiver will be offered to individuals whose average monthly income is less than HK$18,100.)
Language: Cantonese


Subject talk on "Cherish Yourself - Begin with "Awareness": Can you feel your body's need?”

Led by a registered clinical psychologist, participants will practice different mindfulness exercises to focus on their body feeling and learn to cope with pain. This event is suitable for those who want to experience mindfulness.

Date: 29 October 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Format: Online Zoom
Speaker: Ms. Beatrice Ng-Kessler (Clinical Psychologist)
Target audience: Aged 18 or above
Quota: 25 (Seats will be arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority enrollment will be given to the beneficiaries who are currently receiving subsidy from the Psychiatric Medical Subsidy and Community Support Project.)
Fee: Free of charge
Language: Cantonese


dayday330 "330 Micro-break X Art” Exhibition · SOLO ART WORKSHOP

The exhibition is divided into three zones: "Body(3)”, "Mind(3)” and "Spirit(0)” with different interactive installations. Participants are encouraged to experience 330 micro-break in various ways. We also collaborated with "Shall We Talk” launched by the Department of Health. We invited mystery guests to record their heartfelt messages, and we then listen to their voices through the small loudspeaker devices in the venue to share and connect with each other. The exhibition will also feature new ceramic sculptures by dayday330 and Kazy Chan (a multimedia artist who specializes in telling stories through sculptures). On Saturday, October 15, we will specifically hold a self-guided workshop called "Solo Art Workshop”, where you can take a "330 micro-break” by creating your own artwork. The topics are: "Life is Fun- Succulent Plant in Measuring Cup”, "Mosaic Coaster Painting”, "Soft Floating Plant Vase Ornament” and "Hand Knitted Cotton and Linen Pattern Coaster”. The exhibition is even more interesting than we can describe, so take action now, come and join us with your friends and family!

Date: 15 October 2022 to 21 October 2022
Time: 12:00 am – 8:00 pm
Venue: 1/F, Maritime Square 1, No.33 Tsing King Road, Tsing Yi
Target: General public
Quota:First come first serve
Fee: Free of Charge


Subject Talk on "Home Exercise for Pain Relief”

Fitness trainer will teach home exercises that can improve a variety of pain problems.

Date: 21 October 2022 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Fitness Trainer
Target audience: Female aged 18-64
Fee: Free of charge
Quota: 80 (on a first-come, first-served basis)


Subject talk on "Trauma-Informed Care”

This talk will explore the relationship between trauma and mental health, and introduce the concepts and principles of Trauma-Informed Care. Professor Samson Tse will share the findings of the Trauma-Informed peer research project completed earlier with New Life.

Date: 20 October 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Format: Online Zoom
Guest Speaker: Professor Samson Tse (Dean of Student Affairs cum Professor of Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong)
Target: Staff, members, service users, family relatives and carers
Fee: Free of charge
Language: Cantonese


Subject Talk on "Stress Relieving Tips for Depressed Parents - How to Interpret Emotions and Confrontational Behaviors in Children and Adolescents"

Dr. Chong King Yee, Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor of Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong, will conduct a talk for parents on how to interpret the emotions and confrontational behaviors of children and adolescents, and to provide tips for reducing stress and relieving depression.

Date: 8 October 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Dr. Chong King Yee (Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor of Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong)
Target: General public aged 18 or above (Parents, teachers, social workers and those concerned about the mental health of parents are welcome to join)
Quota: 50 (Seats will be arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority enrollment will be given to the beneficiaries who are currently receiving subsidy from the Psychiatric Medical Subsidy and Community Support Project.)
Fee: Free of charge
Language: Cantonese

Remarks: Learn more about "Psychiatric Medical Subsidy and Community Support Project": http://pms.nlpra.org.hk/


Webinar on "Physical and Mental Health Tool for Everyone: Self-Care”

Mental Wellness "Lay Leader” Training and Promotion Project – Mental Wellness in Action, a mental health training and promotion campaign jointly organized by New Life and The Education University of Hong Kong, will hold an online webinar talking about self-compassion and some common myths about it. Participants will also experience self-compassion and yoga practice, feel a closer connection with themselves in order to cultivate self-compassion.

Date: 6 October 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Ella Tsang (Storyteller.Clinical Psychiatrist), Heidi Chan (Storyteller.Story Sharer) and Maria Chan (Senior Yoga Instructor)
Target: General public
Quota:First-come, first-served basis
Fee: Free of Charge
Language: Cantonese


Subject Talk on "Postpartum Low Back Pain and Urinary Incontinence Relief”

Physiotherapist will explain the causes of postpartum low back pain and urinary incontinence for women who are planning for pregnancy and expectant mothers, as well as effective ways to prevent and relieve muscle soreness.

Date: 5 October 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Mr. Tony Mak (Physiotherapist)
Target: Female aged 18-64
Quota:80 (Remarks: Participants are required to complete an online mental and emotional health questionnaire.)
Fee: Free of Charge
Language: Cantonese


Jockey Club eGPS Psychological Support Project –WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)- Basic Training Course

"Wellness Recovery Action Plan®” (WRAP®), is an evidence-based self-help programme developed people in recovery of mental illness (PIR) in US. WRAP® focuses on training participants to develop their own "Wellness Toolbox” in order to cope with life changes, to maintain positive thinking and holistic well-being.

Date and Time: 20 August 2022 (Saturday) 9:00 am – 5:30pm ; and 21 August 2022(Sunday) 9:00am - 1:30 pm
Venue: Jockey Club New Life Institute of Psychiatric Rehabilitation (G/F-1/F, 332 Nam Cheong Street, Kowloon)
Speaker: WRAP® facilitators
Quota:Aged 18 or above who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: $200 (Fees will be waived for anyone whose monthly income is less than $18,000)

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Tips for working out at home – Yoga Practice

Fitness Coach will teach some helpful tips for working out at home through online Zoom.

Date: 13 August 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Sammi Wong, Fitness Coach (Australian Training for Fitness Professionals, ATFP - Fitness Pilates Mat-Work Instructor)
Target: Aged 18 or above
Quota:25 persons (First priority for beneficiary of "Mental Health Tour" Experiential Project, and will be sent confirmed email to successful applicant.)
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Unified Protocol 4-day Therapist Training in July 2022

This workshop allows you to have a comprehensive understanding of Unified Protocol (UP) and its application in adult, adolescent, and group format. UP is a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety disorders, and other emotional disorders developed by Professor David Barlow from Boston University.

Date: 22,23,29 &30 July 2022 (Friday and Saturday)
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Professor Patrick Leung(Director of Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong);Dr. Candice Powell (Clinical Psychologist, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association);Dr. Sophie Cheung (Clinical Psychologist, Hospital Authority)
Target:Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, counsellors, or other mental health professionals or clinical students
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Talk: What can I do to keep Well-being during the COVID-19

To educate participants how to take care themselves well-being and enhance immunity and resilience under the pandemic, "Mental Health Tour" Experiential Project has invited Clinical Psychologist to share with all about the ways to do.

Date: 18 June 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speaker: Ms. WOO Mei Sum, Doris(Clinical Psychologist)
Target:Aged 18 or above
Quota:50 persons (First priority for beneficiary of "Mental Health Tour" Experiential Project, and will be sent confirmed email to successful applicant.)
Fee: Free of Charge


Autism Acceptance Month 2022 – Online Talk Series 3: Support for Autism amid the epidemic

Theme: Experience sharing session on Supporting Employees with Autism amid epidemic.

Date: 30 April 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Ms. Cheng Sin Yee(Training and Employment Officer of iSPA Support Centre for Persons with Autism), Ms. FUNG(General Manager of Fung Heung Yuen Bakery Limited)
Quota:Employees, Parents of children with PWAs, NGO frontline workers and General public
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Autism Acceptance Month 2022 – Online Talk Series 2: Support for Autism amid the epidemic

Theme: Briefing Session for iSPA Volunteers by Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

Date: 23 April 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Mr. CHAN Chun Chung
(Center Manager of iSPA Support Centre for Persons with Autism),Ms.Leung Yin Shan(Social worker)
Quota:General public
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Jockey Club eGPS Psychological Support Project – Stress Management Workshop

Date: 9 April 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 10am to 11am
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: WRAP® facilitators
Quota:Aged 18 or above who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Autism Acceptance Month 2022 – Online Talk Series 1: Support for Autism amid the epidemic

Theme:How to build up a good and effective communication with autistic children

Date: 9 April 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Ms. CHOY Shan Shan
(Consultant Clinical Psychologist of Autism Spectrum Disorder Services, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association)
Quota:Parents of children with PWAs, NGO frontline workers and General public
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women – Free Online Talk: Stay Home Stay Well-being

Date: 6 April 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Mr. Tony Mak, Physiotherapy
Quota:Woman aged between 18-64
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Jockey Club eGPS Psychological Support Project – Wellness Recovery Action Plan - WRAP®

"Wellness Recovery Action Plan®” (WRAP®), is an evidence-based self-help programme developed people in recovery of mental illness (PIR) in US. WRAP® focuses on training participants to develop their own "Wellness Toolbox” in order to cope with life changes, to maintain positive thinking and holistic well-being.

Date: 19 March 2022 (Saturday)
Time:10:00 am - 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Select your desired session)
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: WRAP® facilitators
Quota:Aged 18 or above who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: $50 (Fees will be waived for anyone whose monthly income is less than $18,000)

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Professional webinar - The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders: Harnessing Technology to Increase Access to Care

We invited Dr. Liz Eustis, Ph.D. who is the director of the Unified Protocol Institute at Boston University to share her experience of working in its pilot in the internet therapy. She will introduce the concept of the Unified Protocol and descript the recent development of the online version of the UP.

Date: 11 March 2022 (Friday)
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Dr. Liz Eustis, Ph.D. (Director of the Unified Protocol Institute, Boston University)
Professionals: psychologists, counselors, social workers, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, or psychology students are all welcome. No prior knowledge is required.
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in English.


PROcruit C – Health and Wellness Talk: Take notice

Participants will learn the importance of "taking notice” and the ways to nurture it as a habit in daily life.

Date: 18 January 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30am to 12:15pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Clinical Psychologist and Wellness Planner
Quota:25-30 persons who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Jockey Club eGPS Psychological Support Project – Wellness Recovery Action Plan - WRAP®

"Wellness Recovery Action Plan®” (WRAP®), is an evidence-based self-help programme developed people in recovery of mental illness (PIR) in US. WRAP® focuses on training participants to develop their own "Wellness Toolbox” in order to cope with life changes, to maintain positive thinking and holistic well-being.

Date: 15 January 2022 (Saturday)
Time:10:00 am - 1pm or 2:00 - 5:00 pm (Select your desired session)
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: WRAP® facilitators
Quota:Aged 18 or above who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: $50 (Fees will be waived for anyone whose monthly income is less than $18,000)

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women – Mental Wellness Talk: The secret of scaling new heights for middle-aged women

The talk will introduce how women should face the middle-aged crisis and the ways to reach the prime of life with a positive attitude.

Date: 13 January 2022 (Thursday)
Time:7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Format: Online (Zoom) and offline
Speakers: Ms. Shirley Loo (General Secretary, The Family Development Foundation)
Quota:Woman aged below 64 who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: Free of Charge

Venue: EFCC Tung Fook Church Kowloon East Church,2/F, TY Wider, 58 Tsun Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


PROcruit C – Health and Wellness Talk: Be active and mindfulness

The talk will introduce various well-being methods including "Being Active” and "Mindfulness”, and the participants are encouraged to experience these tools onsite.

Date: 12 January 2022 (Wednesday)
Time:11:00 am to 11:45 am
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Clinical Psychologist and Wellness Planner
Quota:25-30 persons who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


PROcruit C – Health and Wellness Talk: Connect and Keep Learning

Participants will learn the importance and the ways to enhance well-being, and also how to maintain social connection and keep learning during the times of the pandemic.

Date: 4 January 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 11am to 11:45am
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Clinical Psychologist and Wellness Planner
Quota:25-30 persons who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: Free of Charge

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.


 

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Event 2021

PROcruit C – Health and Wellness Talk: The Importance of Gratitude

The talk will introduce the ways to enhance well-being. Participants will learn to realize their inner strengths in order to attain holistic well-being.

Date: 22 December 2021 (Wednesday)
Time:7pm to 7:45pm
Format: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Clinical Psychologist and Wellness Planner
Quota:25-30 persons who are interested to enhance well-being
Fee: Free of Charge


Arts330 - Art Training and Development Program Exhibition

Funded by Arts Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities, New Life launched in January 2020 the "Arts330 - Art Training and Development Program” for a period of 24 months, showcasing a total of 150 pieces of artworks created by people in recovery of mental illness (PIR). Through visual art activities, participants can improve their art techniques and creativity as well as the art appreciation level.

Date: 3 – 6 December2021 (Friday to Monday)
Time: 11am to 7pm
Venue: Exhibition Gallery 2, Hong Kong Central Library (66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)
Fee: Free of Charge


HSBC Hong Kong Community Festival

Through joining the Festival and organizing the experiential activities, New Life aims to promote the integration of traditional and modern technology to the public. To enhance social inclusion, youths and people in recovery are invited to prepare for the two activities.

Date: 14 November 2021, Sunday
Time: 12noon – 5pm
Venue: Charter Road Pedestrian Precinct in Central


gift330: "gift” me a moment – People in Recovery Art Exhibition

Art can be an enlightening experience. It can also be found in every detail of our life. By learning to relish the taste of life, everyone can be an artist.

In 2020, the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association brings the artworks from people in recovery(PIR) to the world through the gift330 project. Themed with ‘eat’, ‘travel’ and ‘living’, PIR’s art pieces are transformed to lifestyle products and their creativity are being connected with our society and lives.

Date: 6 – 14 November 2021
Time: (i) 6 – 13 November: 11am – 8pm or (ii) 14 November: 11am – 5pm
Venue: G/F, 618 Shanghai Street, Mongkok (Mongkok MTR Station Exit C2)

Guided Tour is arranged during 8 – 12 November on a first come first serve basis. Please reserve the guided tour


Jockey Club eGPS Psychological Support Project- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

The course will explain the causes of insomnia and introduce methods to improve sleep from the cognitive-behavioral perspective. Also, it will guide participants to apply what they have learned in class to their daily life, adjust their sleep habits and reduce the negative impacts of insomnia.

The course will be conducted in Cantonese.


Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women - Good Sleeping Talk (Conducted in Cantonese)

Date: (i) 23 October 2021 (Saturday) or (ii) 27 October 2021
Time: (i) 10:30am – 11:45am or (ii) 7:30pm – 8:45pm
Fee: Free of Charge
Format: Zoom
Target: Woman aged between 18-64


Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women - "Your Name and My Family Name – Narrative Approach of Female’s Role”

Date: 28 October 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 2:30pm – 4pm
Fee: Free of Charge
Venue: The Wellness Centre (Kwai Chung) - Units 21-22, G/F, Fu On House, Tai Wo Hau Estate, Kwai Chung
Target: Woman aged between 18-64


Recovery Webinar: The Trauma-Informed Path to Healing and Healthy Relationships

Trauma and childhood adversity are not rare. Most people who make contact with the mental health system, including staff, clients, family members and allies have already been impacted by some form of trauma today. In this webinar, the speakers will share the overview of the nature and impact of trauma, how early childhood experiences can impact health across the lifespan, and the role trauma-informed organization play in mitigating or eliminating sources of trauma in their policies, procedures, and practices.

Date: 25 August 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:15-10:45am
Format: Zoom
Speakers: Beth Filson & Helga Luest
Price: Free


Effectiveness and side effects of psychiatric medication commonly used in children and adolescents

Many children and adolescents are suffering from common mental illnesses like Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. Although psychiatric medication can effectively stabilize their condition, it may also cause unwanted side effects to our body. A local psychiatrist, Dr. Candy Lin, would analyse the effectiveness of psychiatric medication and suggest ways to deal with the potential side effects.

Date: 31 July 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00am-12:00nn
Fee: Free of charge
Speaker: Dr. LIN Hoi Yun, Candy (Psychiatrist)
Target:Adolescents, secondary school and primary school parents, social workers and teachers


Online Recovery Seminar Series: Dialogue with Professor Larry DAVIDSON

Adhering to more than ten years of recovery work, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association has been committed to integrating the recovery model into its services. After more than ten years of exploration and localization, how would service users, family members and service providers review these experiences and continue to participate in the journey of recovery? Professor Larry DAVIDSON from Yale University School of Medicine will discuss the status of promoting "Recovery-oriented practice" in Hong Kong with all participants.

Date: 28 July 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:15-10:45am
Format: Zoom
Speaker: Professor Larry DAVIDSON
Host: Dr. LO Wai Fan, Alison
Language: English (Simultaneous interpretation in Cantonese)


"Children are Listening" Mental Health Education Seminar

To educate parents the importance of family relationships on children's health and emotional development, Jockey Club Embracing H.O.P.E.S. Project has invited Mrs. YAU Ng Lai Tuen Monica, part-time lecturer from the social work department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong to discuss with all participated parents about the influence of parenthood on children’s mental health development based on the public education teaching kit developed by Asian Academy of Family Therapy.

Date: 19 June 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30-4:00pm
Venue: The Wellness Centre (Kwai Chung)
Target: Interested persons/family
Fee: Free of charge


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