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  1. HEALTH

    Government urged to set up mental health commission

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:10am

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Current policy neglects community-based services, warns Hong Kong Mental Health Council The government is being urged to set up a mental health commission to manage the problems of long-term mental patients and fill the gap left by the present lack of an overall strategy. The call comes from the Hong Kong Mental Health Council which said current ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1434748/government-urged-set-mental-health-commission
  2. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    'Go home', mental health experts urge families of missing Chinese passngers on flight MH370

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:49pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Kuala Lumpur teddy.ng@scmp.com Mental health experts urge families to return home Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight should return home to start the recovery process, mental health experts say. Such a prolonged period disconnected from friends and family was having an adverse effect on their well-being and keeping them locked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465174/go-home-mental-health-experts-urge-families-missing-chinese-passngers
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Compulsory care for high-risk mental patients should be re-examined

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and under-resourced health and social workers who have to deal with it. Sadly it is being called to mind more frequently by family tragedies and violent episodes. In one of the latest, a mental outpatient ... As a result he or she might overlook or underestimate an illness. Mental health must compete with other community services for a share of taxpayer funding. But the government should consider a recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535172/compulsory-care-high-risk-mental-patients-should-be-re
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    City has taken 'wrong track' on mental health

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Council wants a policy commission set up, and more emphasis on community-based treatment City has taken 'wrong track' on mental health The government is being urged to set up a mental-health commission to manage the problems of long-term patients and fill the gap left by the present lack of an overall strategy. The call from the Hong Kong Mental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1435152/city-has-taken-wrong-track-mental-health
  5. News - World - CRIME

    Experts say they found no signs that Oscar Pistorius was mentally ill

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... cross-examination style in the trial, asked the court to closely interrogate the psychiatrist's diagnosis, fearing Pistorius may exploit concerns about his mental health to reset the case. Defence ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Paralympian underwent four weeks of tests to determine his mental state Pistorius not mentally ill, say experts The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543626/pistorius-had-no-mental-disorder-time-shooting-say-psychiatrists
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Jireh Fund puts on gospel show to raise awareness on mental health

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Show hopes to make a noise about depression A Christian group is hoping to raise awareness about mental health issues with a gospel show on Sunday. ... cause of disability, according to the World Health Organisation. The gospel show will be held at Queen Elizabeth Stadium on Sunday at 7.30pm. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1111668/jireh-fund-puts-gospel-show-raise-awareness-mental-health
  7. Comment - Letters

    Policy address neglected important mental health issues

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:12am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Policy address failed to look at important mental health issues There are 198 paragraphs in this year's policy address, but only one addresses the issue of mental health. Enhancing the standard of care is an important component of any mental health strategy, be it regional or national, but the promotion of mental health, stigma reduction, improvement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1415285/policy-address-neglected-important-mental-health-issues
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Authority sets out plans to tackle mental illness

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CANNIX YAU

    ... Cannix Yau cannix.yau@scmp.com Authority sets out plans to tackle mental illness The Hospital Authority is set to step up mental health services and add more staff as it copes ... when mental health is in the spotlight after gunman Li Tak-yan shot a neighbour and himself in Kowloon Bay, two years after a court-ordered psychiatric review found that he was suffering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526934/authority-sets-out-plans-tackle-mental-illness
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Slimming pills from internet may harm mental health: poisons centre

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:58am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Poisons centre warns women that buying drugs on the internet could be dangerous Slimming pills harm mental health Women who set out to shed a few kilos ... pills, Department of Health records from the past four years showed. Half of them had bought the pills on the internet. Some developed mental conditions that required in-patient treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1395194/slimming-pills-internet-may-harm-mental-health-poisons-centre
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Discharge law traps many healthy people in Chinese mental hospitals, experts say

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:23am by TING YAN

    ... with the discharge procedures. But in fact I can do all these things," Xu told the Sunday Morning Post. Last year, the mainland passed a mental-health law aimed at preventing a person from being ... Last year, the Beijing Youth Daily quoted Li Wenxiu, deputy-director of the capital's Haidian district mental health hospital, as saying about half its 300 inpatients should be discharged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1519392/discharge-law-traps-many-healthy-people-chinese-mental-hospitals-experts

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