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

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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