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Kely Support Group

Boost for teen self-help group

This year's beneficiary of Operation Santa Claus is the Kids Everywhere Like You (Kely) Support Group - an organisation that helps teenagers deal with the pressures of life.

Monday, 12 November, 2001, 12:00am

Anti-drugs chat room launched

A new Web site and youth forum have just been launched to combat the worsening problem of drug abuse among young people in Hong Kong.

18 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Where is support to stop youth suicide?

On May 9, The Samaritans Multi-lingual Suicide Prevention Service hosted a conference on youth suicide. The 130 people who came represented about 30 agencies, including youth-support groups, hospitals, non-governmental organisations, schools and universities, as well as parents. The aim was to bring together people who work with adolescents and have experience of the tragedy of suicide.

20 May 2001 - 12:00am

Government needs more comprehensive youth policy

Citizens Party is very concerned that many young people think that Hong Kong will soon be overtaken by Singapore and Shanghai (report headlined, 'Students fear rival cities will take lead', South China Morning Post, October 27).

11 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Seek professional help from youth groups for drug problems

Q: My best friend is pressuring me to take drugs. How can I tell him I do not agree with what he is doing? TOM Hong Kong International School A: Do not be pressured by your buddy. Say no to him and do not feel bad about it. Let your best friend know that drugs are highly addictive, very dangerous and expensive. It could destroy him and his future.

29 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Students need help

Schools in Hong Kong need more social workers.

In recent months, a number of students have committed suicide. In order to try and help students who feel such despair, the channels of communication should be improved between teachers, parents and students, and students need counselling services.

14 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Chiefly words

Tonight's Pearl Report (8pm) inspires as much confidence as is possible in the circumstances. The current affairs programme has been following the major services as they complete their millennium-bug drills, and producer Patricia Lai feels reasonably confident that the roll-over to 2000 can happen without a major hitch.

30 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Prison act

Elana Chan, the chic and fragrant chief officer of Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution, has a favourite word. 'Lovely!' she cries, adjusting her large sunglasses outside the institution's gates, where a noticeboard warns visitors about the penalties of smuggling cigarettes to inmates. 'Lovely!

12 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Youth bands in charity bash

South Island School is currently planning its annual charity fund-raising extravaganza, Skoolapalooza. It is a concert with local youth bands playing live to an audience from all over Hong Kong.

Last year seven bands played and $5,000 each were raised for the Kely Support Group and Amnesty International.

1 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Focus on fashion boosts self-confidence

Two teenage groups jointly organised a summer programme to raise young people's confidence in themselves. This summer, more than 30 youngsters took part in a fashion show project co-organised by KELY Support Group and the Warehouse Teenage Club.

14 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Thirty-five bands hope to break a record playing at Wanchai Live

YOU would be hard-pressed to find 35 bands playing across town in one week, let alone over one weekend. Two Wan Chai venues are attempting it, and are braced for potential glitches.

18 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Specific

I refer to the report (Sunday Morning Post, March 28) implying that our new harm reduction cards provide information to young people, which could lead them 'down the path of substance abuse'.

11 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Drug tips 'may lead to abuse'

A PROVOCATIVE new drug education campaign which gives tips on how to take heroin, 'ice' and Ecstasy safely could lead some young people down the path of substance abuse, it has been claimed.

28 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Scheme to aid young leaders

In a move to promote leadership skills and creativity among secondary students, a university has organised a special training programme.

The Creative Leadership Training Programme, conducted by the Faculty of Education of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU), includes a series of workshops aimed at school-going youngsters.

13 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Learning the art of speaking

Sixteen students have successfully completed a programme aimed at improving their communication and leadership skills.

The students from Buddhist Hung Sean Chau Memorial College received certificates in recognition of their achievements in the eight-week Youth Leadership Programme.

31 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

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