A survey taken during the fifth wave of the coronavirus in Hong Kong found that roughly half of the city’s residents were suffering from symptoms of depression.  Photo: Shutterstock
A survey taken during the fifth wave of the coronavirus in Hong Kong found that roughly half of the city’s residents were suffering from symptoms of depression. Photo: Shutterstock
Pamela Tin
Opinion

Opinion

Pamela Tin and Danting Liu

Hong Kong’s mental healthcare system must be expanded to meet residents’ growing needs

  • Demand is increasing for mental healthcare in Hong Kong, yet specialist services are overburdened
  • By strengthening community-based services, people could more easily access different levels of care across a wider range of places

A survey taken during the fifth wave of the coronavirus in Hong Kong found that roughly half of the city’s residents were suffering from symptoms of depression.  Photo: Shutterstock
A survey taken during the fifth wave of the coronavirus in Hong Kong found that roughly half of the city’s residents were suffering from symptoms of depression. Photo: Shutterstock
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