Tama Tam Kwai-chi and Suna Tsoi Kim-wa, mothers of mental illness patients, pose for a photograph at New Life Rehabilitation Association in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: SCMP/Bruce Yan

Prevention better than cure as number of mental health patients in Hong Kong continues to rise

Preventive work such as community counselling should be undertaken as city copes with a densely urbanised environment and ageing population

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Tama Tam Kwai-chi and Suna Tsoi Kim-wa, mothers of mental illness patients, pose for a photograph at New Life Rehabilitation Association in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: SCMP/Bruce Yan
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