The Nesbitt Centre focuses on promoting abilities rather than disabilities, something which the disabled have found heartening.Monday, 27 May, 2013, 11:00am
Thousands of people took part in a special race yesterday aimed at breaking down the barriers for people with mental disabilities.
A record-high turnout of 1,988 people took part in the three-kilometre and five-kilometre races of the iRun Hong Kong Jockey Club Special Marathon 2013, organised by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am
Taiwan's ex-president Chen Shui-bian - already serving an 18-1/2-year prison term for corruption and money-laundering - was yesterday convicted and sentenced to another 10 years for taking bribes from a local financial group, the island's Supreme Court said.21 Dec 2012 - 4:34am
The mentally ill man who punched and slashed 23 people - mostly children - in a Henan province primary school on Friday rampaged through the premises for more than half an hour before he was stopped.16 Dec 2012 - 4:41am
Misconceptions about mental illness are still rife.
Parents are reluctant to let their children take part in a government initiative that tries to promote a better understanding of psychiatric patients.28 May 2012 - 12:00am
Half of Hong Kong's children currently diagnosed as autistic may be denied treatment following a major change to the clinical definition, concern groups warned.21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
A psychiatric patient who killed a security guard yesterday had visited a public hospital just three hours earlier.
The guard was nearly decapitated in the frenzied chopper attack in Sheung Shui.
The 53-year-old man left North District Hospital after the consultation at 4.15am.31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am