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26-09-2019

Mental Health

Understanding your emotions

While growing up, you will be busy discovering the people and things around you. Have you ever stopped for a while and tried to understand your emotions?

Depression

Have you ever felt angry, lonely, or overexcited for unknown reasons? Not sure about whether you are affected by depression? Whether these emotions are positive or negative, excessive emotional swings can have harmful effects on mental health.

Common mental stress

They may be caused by examination stress, work pressure, traffic congestion, and disputes with friends, etc.

What to do when we are upset? Let's listen to the advice form the Clinical Psychologist of Department of Health

「My friend is upset, what can i do?           I am upset, what can i do?

Side effects of mental stress

All of the above can induce mental stress which in turn causes health problems like insomnia, headaches, stomach-aches, depression, anxiety or panic attacks. Living under long-term stress and without proper treatment can lead to self-destructive acts or suicide which causes distress to family and friends. So, do not make hasty decisions when facing difficulties. Be brave and accept other people’s help. Everyone has pressure. The key is to know how to release it. Expanding your social circle, cultivating personal interests or talking to your trusted seniors and friends are effective ways to reduce stress.

Advice for DSE candidates by Clinical Psychologists from Social Welfare Department

Advice for DSE candidates by Clinical Psychologists from Social Welfare Department

How To Pull Back Those Upsets Who Want To Commit Suicide?

 How To Pull Back Those Upsets Who Want To Commit Suicide           

Ways to deal with emotional problems

If you or someone you know suffers from emotional problems, you can always seek help from professionals like social workers. Besides looking for school social work service, you can also call the Hotline Service for Youth-at-risk or visit any Integrated Children and Youth Services Centre. Social workers are there to give you support and make friends with you. Those who are seriously disturbed or suffering from mental illnesses can seek the assistance of clinical psychologists in the Social Welfare Department, Hospital Authority, or Non-Government Organisations through referrals by social workers or medical doctors.

Muscle Relaxation Exercise (Boy/Girl's demonstration)

  Muscle Relaxation Exercise (Girl's demonstration)            Muscle Relaxation Exercise (Boy's demonstration)

Treatments for mental illness

Emotional problems are curable with the right treatments and positive attitudes. Do not hesitate to ask for help whenever necessary. Services for ex-mentally ill persons or E.A.S.Y Programme can tell you how we can help those people adjust to life in the community.

Emotional support hotline

The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong 24 hours Hotline: 2389 2222 (Multi-lingual suicide prevention services:2896 0000)

Suicide Prevention Services 24 hours Hotline: 2382 0000

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals CEASE Crisis Centre 24 hours Hotline:18281

Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre 24 hours Hotline:18288

Youth Outreach 24 hours Hotline: 9088 1023

Richmond Fellowship of Hong Kong JUSTONE 24 hours Hotline:3512 2626

Suicide Prevention Hotline Services Youth Link (14:00-02:00 ; Target: Teenagers aged 24 or below): 2382 0777

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups ‘Youthline’ Hotline (Mon-Sat 14:00-02:00) : 2777 8899

Joyful Mental Health Foundation Emotional Support Hotline (Monday-Friday 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00) : 2301 2303

Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) (Women hotline session: Monday-Friday 14:00-16:00; Counselling hotline session: Monday-Friday 19:00-21:30):27116622

Other Online Support Services

Round-the-clock counselling (Accessible 24/7)
Facebook messenger : m.me/openup.hk
Instagram: hkopenup
WeChat: hkopenup
SMS: 91 012 012 
Website: www.openup.hk
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The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong
Available on iOS and Android platforms: Chat窿
Website: http://chatpoint.org.hk
Service Hours:
Monday to Friday, 6 am to 1 am,
Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays from 8 am to 1 am
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Caritas Infinity Teens
WhatsApp: 9377 3666
Telegram: caritasinfinityteens
Website: http://it.caritas.org.hk
Service Hours:
Monday, Tuesday: 10 am to 6 pm 
Wednesday, Thursday: 2 pm to 10 pm 
Friday, Saturday: 6 pm to 2 am
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eSm^_^iley, Cyber Youth Support Teams, Hong Kong Children and Youth Services 
WhatsApp: 6280 6281
Telegram: esmileyhk
Facebook: esmileyhk
Instagram: esmileyhk
Wechat: esmileyhk
Website: https://esmiley.hkcys.hk
Service Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Saturday: 6pm – 2am
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 6pm – 10pm
.
uTouch, Cyber Youth Support Teams, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups 
WhatsApp: 6277 8899
(Service Hours of WhatsApp service: Tuesday – Thursday: 4pm  – 10pm, Friday – Saturday: 4pm – 2am)
Website: https://utouch.hk
Service Hours:
Tuesday: 10am – 10pm 
Wednesday & Thursday: 2pm – 10pm 
Friday & Saturday: 2pm – 2am
.
St. James’ Settlement Youth Service 港島區網上青年支援隊 - Six Degree Hubs 
WhatsApp:5933 3711
Telegram: hearforyou
Facebook: SJSSDH
Instagram: sixdegreehubs
Website:https://www.cyberyouth.sjs.org.hk/
Service Hours:
Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 2pm - 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
Thursday: 2pm – 10pm
Friday & Saturday: 2pm – 2am 
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BGCA Nite Cat Online Cyber Youth Support Team
Target: Teenagers aged 24 or below
Online Chatroom: http://nitecat.bgca.org.hk/
WhatsApp: 9726 8159 / 9852 8625
Service Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 6pm – 2am

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Let's listen to the advice form the Clinical Psychologist of Department of Health            Side effects of mental stress All of the above can induce mental stress which in turn causes health problems like insomnia, headaches, stomach-aches, depression, anxiety or panic attacks. Living under long-term stress and without proper treatment can lead to self-destructive acts or suicide which causes distress to family and friends. So, do not make hasty decisions when facing difficulties. Be brave and accept other people’s help. Everyone has pressure. The key is to know how to release it. Expanding your social circle, cultivating personal interests or talking to your trusted seniors and friends are effective ways to reduce stress. Advice for DSE candidates by Clinical Psychologists from Social Welfare Department How To Pull Back Those Upsets Who Want To Commit Suicide?            Ways to deal with emotional problems If you or someone you know suffers from emotional problems, you can always seek help from professionals like social workers. Besides looking for school social work service, you can also call the Hotline Service for Youth-at-risk or visit any Integrated Children and Youth Services Centre. Social workers are there to give you support and make friends with you. Those who are seriously disturbed or suffering from mental illnesses can seek the assistance of clinical psychologists in the Social Welfare Department, Hospital Authority, or Non-Government Organisations through referrals by social workers or medical doctors. Muscle Relaxation Exercise (Boy/Girl's demonstration)            Treatments for mental illness Emotional problems are curable with the right treatments and positive attitudes. Do not hesitate to ask for help whenever necessary. Services for ex-mentally ill persons or E.A.S.Y Programme can tell you how we can help those people adjust to life in the community. Emotional support hotline The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong 24 hours Hotline: 2389 2222 (Multi-lingual suicide prevention services:2896 0000) Suicide Prevention Services 24 hours Hotline: 2382 0000 Tung Wah Group of Hospitals CEASE Crisis Centre 24 hours Hotline:18281 Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre 24 hours Hotline:18288 Youth Outreach 24 hours Hotline: 9088 1023 Richmond Fellowship of Hong Kong JUSTONE 24 hours Hotline:3512 2626 Suicide Prevention Hotline Services Youth Link (14:00-02:00 ; Target: Teenagers aged 24 or below): 2382 0777 The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups ‘Youthline’ Hotline (Mon-Sat 14:00-02:00) : 2777 8899 Joyful Mental Health Foundation Emotional Support Hotline (Monday-Friday 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00) : 2301 2303 Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) (Women hotline session: Monday-Friday 14:00-16:00; Counselling hotline session: Monday-Friday 19:00-21:30):27116622 Other Online Support Services Round-the-clock counselling (Accessible 24/7) Facebook messenger : m.me/openup.hk Instagram: hkopenup WeChat: hkopenup SMS: 91 012 012  Website: www.openup.hk . The Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong Available on iOS and Android platforms: Chat窿 Website: http://chatpoint.org.hk Service Hours: Monday to Friday, 6 am to 1 am, Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays from 8 am to 1 am . Caritas Infinity Teens WhatsApp: 9377 3666 Telegram: caritasinfinityteens Website: http://it.caritas.org.hk Service Hours: Monday, Tuesday: 10 am to 6 pm  Wednesday, Thursday: 2 pm to 10 pm  Friday, Saturday: 6 pm to 2 am . eSm^_^iley, Cyber Youth Support Teams, Hong Kong Children and Youth Services  WhatsApp: 6280 6281 Telegram: esmileyhk Facebook: esmileyhk Instagram: esmileyhk Wechat: esmileyhk Website: https://esmiley.hkcys.hk Service Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Saturday: 6pm – 2am Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 6pm – 10pm . uTouch, Cyber Youth Support Teams, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups  WhatsApp: 6277 8899 (Service Hours of WhatsApp service: Tuesday – Thursday: 4pm  – 10pm, Friday – Saturday: 4pm – 2am) Website: https://utouch.hk Service Hours: Tuesday: 10am – 10pm  Wednesday & Thursday: 2pm – 10pm  Friday & Saturday: 2pm – 2am . St. James’ Settlement Youth Service 港島區網上青年支援隊 - Six Degree Hubs  WhatsApp:5933 3711 Telegram: hearforyou Facebook: SJSSDH Instagram: sixdegreehubs Website:https://www.cyberyouth.sjs.org.hk/ Service Hours: Monday: 10am – 6pm Tuesday: 2pm - 6pm Wednesday: 10am – 2pm Thursday: 2pm – 10pm Friday & Saturday: 2pm – 2am  . BGCA Nite Cat Online Cyber Youth Support Team Target: Teenagers aged 24 or below Online Chatroom: http://nitecat.bgca.org.hk/ WhatsApp: 9726 8159 / 9852 8625 Service Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 6pm – 2am 2354288 |MentalHealth| |CSA| 2019-09-26 00:00:00.0