There is no room for complacency when it comes to suicide prevention. Hong Kong’s overall rate is still relatively high at 12.2. With more than 12 people taking their own lives in every 100,000, the situation still warrants attention. Photo: Handout
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Mental health crisis looms amid unrest

  • Despite the city’s suicide rate being on the decline, there are fears the trend may reverse if the political turmoil intensifies

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There is no room for complacency when it comes to suicide prevention. Hong Kong’s overall rate is still relatively high at 12.2. With more than 12 people taking their own lives in every 100,000, the situation still warrants attention. Photo: Handout
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