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  1. HK$30m donation spurs mental health campaign

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... and the medical sector of options for treatment. The SHKP Mental Health Alliance is funded by property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties and its managing director, Raymond Kwok Ping-luen. The two-year ... the Hong Kong Mood Disorders Centre, one of the three centres, will publish Hong Kong's first mental health magazine, Sundae Mood, every two months. It will be distributed to schools, clinics, ...

  2. Community project to boost mental health

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... has taken steps to improve Hong Kong people's mental health. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will set up the SHKP Mental Health Alliance, thanks to a HK$30 million donation last week from Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) and its majority shareholders, the Kwok family. The alliance will launch a two-year programme to raise public awareness of mental health and fight ...

  3. Mental health awareness

    Posted Oct 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ruth Williams

    ... Street Carnival will be raising money to support the Joyful (Mental Health) Foundation, a local charity established two years ago that focuses on raising awareness and sharing knowledge about ... such as its telephone hotline and counselling service. 'We run seminars and education programmes regularly,' says Pearl Wong, vice-chairperson of Joyful Mental Health Foundation. 'There ...

  4. Helping with mental health in stressful Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 07th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... an intellectual and psychological assessment; clinical psychological treatment and counselling; and giving educational talks to the community about mental health. The minimum requirements ...

  5. Ageing takes toll on mental health

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... apart from the physical symptoms, menopausal women should devote more attention to their mental health. 'They seem to know a lot about health problems related with menopause, but it seems ...

  6. The Quantity Theory of Insanity

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Quantity Theory of Insanity by Will Self Bloomsbury, $116 Will Self's first collection of short stories will divide readers. One camp will probably agree with literary magazine Granta's high opinion of his writerly skills. The ...

  7. GPs called on to help diagnose mental illness

    Posted Oct 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Department of Health and Hospital Authority officials, signed the initiative on the eve of World Mental Health Day. About 100 general practitioners have completed HKU's diploma course on mental ... Mary Ann Benitez Family doctors should be trained to diagnose mental illness, according to a University of Hong Kong position statement released yesterday. The statement from ...

  8. Mental patients get just 6 minutes with doctor in overstretched public hospitals

    Posted Jul 10th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... the former telephone operator is at risk of suicide. Ah Yin, 43, suffers from schizoaffective disorder and has already attempted suicide. But the lack of care for mental patients in Hong Kong's ... that we mental patients always have to wait for treatment. I hope that the government increases resources to help us.' ...

  9. Anger syndrome now all the rage in modern psychology

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... of childhood obesity or diabetes, there are myriad mental ailments creeping into the canon of modern psychology. The latest such affliction now being taken seriously by mental-health specialists ... under-diagnosed condition. Last month's 'Bus Uncle' saga, in which a Hong Kong man berated another on a public bus, is one indication why mental-health professionals are taking a serious ...

  10. Rethink on mentally ill moves towards care in the community

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... the quality of aftercare given to mentally ill patients and the chances of readmission where follow-up health care failed. Dr Hung admitted that was a headache for the hospital. But only in extreme ... Audrey Parwani Care of mental patients is to be reviewed, a hospital chief said yesterday in response to accusations of cost-cutting at the facility. Kwai Chung Hospital has cut 100 bed ...




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