The suicide rate for the elderly is much higher than the rate for any other age group. Photo: Ricky Chung

Elderly Hongkongers are way more likely to kill themselves than others. Why?

Social work expert says people underestimate the scale of the problem, thinking that abnormal behaviour and sadness are just parts of ageing. Therefore, many elderly do not get help with their feelings

Topic |   Suicides in Hong Kong

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The suicide rate for the elderly is much higher than the rate for any other age group. Photo: Ricky Chung
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