Mental health service providers in Hong Kong say they have been receiving more inquiries for help in recent weeks. Illustration: Kaliz Lee Mental health service providers in Hong Kong say they have been receiving more inquiries for help in recent weeks. Illustration: Kaliz Lee
Mental health service providers in Hong Kong say they have been receiving more inquiries for help in recent weeks. Illustration: Kaliz Lee

Coronavirus: outbreak in Hong Kong tests mental health of residents already strained by months of social unrest

  • For some people coping with diagnosed conditions, the upheaval of daily life has become overwhelming
  • Experts warn that an excessive focus on hygiene, or ‘health anxiety’, and extreme isolation can lead to emotional problems later on

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Mental health service providers in Hong Kong say they have been receiving more inquiries for help in recent weeks. Illustration: Kaliz Lee Mental health service providers in Hong Kong say they have been receiving more inquiries for help in recent weeks. Illustration: Kaliz Lee
Mental health service providers in Hong Kong say they have been receiving more inquiries for help in recent weeks. Illustration: Kaliz Lee
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