The suspension of face-to-face classes may have contributed to a spike in the suicide rate among children under 15 years old, say experts. Photo: Shutterstock
The suspension of face-to-face classes may have contributed to a spike in the suicide rate among children under 15 years old, say experts. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong suicide rate for children under 15 hit historical high last year with 11 victims

  • Change in learning environment was partly to blame because students struggled to adapt to online classes and new routine, education psychologist says
  • Younger students missed out on forming intimate relationships with peers and teachers, according to expert

The suspension of face-to-face classes may have contributed to a spike in the suicide rate among children under 15 years old, say experts. Photo: Shutterstock
The suspension of face-to-face classes may have contributed to a spike in the suicide rate among children under 15 years old, say experts. Photo: Shutterstock
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