Hong Kong’s high-pressure lifestyles trigger a fear-driven cycle of parents pushing children harder in the hope of a better future for them, and young people feeling more pressure and stress than is appropriate for development. Photo: Shutterstock

Why talking to depressed Hong Kong teens is a matter of life and death

Paul Wong and Monica Borschel say youth suicide is a multifaceted problem, but communication and social support can best protect young people battling stress and anxiety

Topic |   Suicides in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s high-pressure lifestyles trigger a fear-driven cycle of parents pushing children harder in the hope of a better future for them, and young people feeling more pressure and stress than is appropriate for development. Photo: Shutterstock
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