In Hong Kong, there are up toabout 1.7 million people with mental health issues, and 70,000 to 200,000 of them suffered fromsuffer from more severeforms of the illnessmore severe mental illnesses, according to the Hospital Authority. Operation Santa Claus: one of the 12 beneficiaries - Baptist Oi Kwan service - clients suffer from mental illness - Will be talking to woman who suffers from depression. Pictured here is Mrs Chan. 15 November 2005Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong ranks 7th in mental health study, scoring lower than its Asian neighbours

Economist Intelligence Unit report says city lacks “formal and overarching mental health policy” and is weak in human rights and combating stigma

In Hong Kong, there are up toabout 1.7 million people with mental health issues, and 70,000 to 200,000 of them suffered fromsuffer from more severeforms of the illnessmore severe mental illnesses, according to the Hospital Authority. Operation Santa Claus: one of the 12 beneficiaries - Baptist Oi Kwan service - clients suffer from mental illness - Will be talking to woman who suffers from depression. Pictured here is Mrs Chan. 15 November 2005Photo: David Wong
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