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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cross-border schoolchildren could face mental health issues, says expert

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... educational needs of these children is only one of the areas the government should look into. Their mental health is worrying. They lack parental care and are a high-risk group," he told ... on family policies. He referred to his own research papers from 1995 to 2011 which he said showed that anxiety, behavioural problems, learning difficulties and other mental health issues afflicted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1338322/cross-border-schoolchildren-could-face-mental-health-issues-says
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Suicide prevention hampered by mental health stigma

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... Paul Yip Paul Yip calls for more action to tackle society's ignorance and prejudice towards mental health and suicide, to help those in crisis and reduce the burden on families ... of the global disease burden in the next two decades, making it the most important category of ill-health - above even cancer or heart disease. The impact on someone suffering from mental health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1307071/suicide-prevention-hampered-mental-health-stigma
  9. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Mental health law enters into effect, Chen Guangcheng's family harassed

    Posted May 01st 2013, 06:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Civil Society Beijing News* Two Foxconn workers commit suicide. Radio Free Asia As of Wednesday, Xinjiang cell phone users have to register with real names. China Digital Times Censorship instructions forbade reporting on bird flu panic, Xiamen riot, parts of the  Red Cross scandal. Xinhua New mental health law enters into force  on Wednesday. Exiled dissident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1227283/china-news-round-mental-health-law-enters-effect-chen-guangchengs
  10. News - China - CRIME

    Guangzhou parents relieved as escaped mental patient recaptured

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Echo Hui

    ... simply walk out of an institution unnoticed, Jia Fujun, an senior official at the Guangdong Health Department, said there was a severe shortage of mental health facilities and staff ... Echo Hui echo.hui@scmp.com Mental patient's escape has parents on edge Guangzhou residents were relieved to learn last night that a potentially dangerous mental patient suspected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1433524/guangzhou-parents-relieved-escaped-mental-patient-recaptured

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