While there is some encouraging news of reduced rates of suicide among young people in Hong Kong, there remains much work to be done in increasing access to mental health resources and mitigating the impact of the pandemic. Photo: ShutterstockWhile there is some encouraging news of reduced rates of suicide among young people in Hong Kong, there remains much work to be done in increasing access to mental health resources and mitigating the impact of the pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
While there is some encouraging news of reduced rates of suicide among young people in Hong Kong, there remains much work to be done in increasing access to mental health resources and mitigating the impact of the pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Yip

How Hong Kong’s suicide prevention efforts can help reduce the global impact of Covid-19 on mental health

  • Hong Kong has faced many challenges in 2020 and its strong social support networks and resilience learned from Sars can help inform global efforts to better understand the impact of the pandemic on suicide and mental health

While there is some encouraging news of reduced rates of suicide among young people in Hong Kong, there remains much work to be done in increasing access to mental health resources and mitigating the impact of the pandemic. Photo: ShutterstockWhile there is some encouraging news of reduced rates of suicide among young people in Hong Kong, there remains much work to be done in increasing access to mental health resources and mitigating the impact of the pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
While there is some encouraging news of reduced rates of suicide among young people in Hong Kong, there remains much work to be done in increasing access to mental health resources and mitigating the impact of the pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
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