Young Hongkongers flee a cloud of tear gas on Harcourt Road in Admiralty, during protests against the extradition bill on June 12. Traumatic scenes can impact the mental well-being of those who see them in the news, not just those who experience them directly. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests may take emotional and mental toll that needs addressing

  • Studies have shown a sharp uptick in mental health issues following the 2014 Occupy protests, so recent events may make a public health response necessary
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Young Hongkongers flee a cloud of tear gas on Harcourt Road in Admiralty, during protests against the extradition bill on June 12. Traumatic scenes can impact the mental well-being of those who see them in the news, not just those who experience them directly. Photo: Sam Tsang
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