It is believed the move to hire more social workers will enhance teenagers’ mental health and stress resilience. Photo: Shutterstock

All publicly funded secondary schools in Hong Kong to get two social workers in bid to tackle youth suicides as finance chief Paul Chan earmarks HK$130 million for measure

  • To implement the budget measure, an extra 370 school-based registered counsellors will be hired
  • Financial Secretary Paul Chan will set aside HK$124 billion for education sector, or 20.4 per cent of estimated total government spending
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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It is believed the move to hire more social workers will enhance teenagers’ mental health and stress resilience. Photo: Shutterstock
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