同行.童心 Let's walk. Let's talk” 問卷調查發佈記者招待會
Man Yee Leung
May 22, 2017
Hong Kong People
Target avg age
Sustainable Development Goal
Good Health and Well-Being
Date:22 May 2017
Venue: JCIHK Office
Since the start of the academic year, a spike in the number of students in Hong Kong who have committed suicide has seen 22 young people – one just 11 years old – take their lives. The society is desperately to solve the suicide problems amongst students. With applying JCI Active Citizens Framework, JCI Victoria joint force with JCI Lantau have launched <> to tackle the root cause of suicide problems amongst students.
Result to achieve
• A survey with 528 respondents was conducted from March to May 2017. Survey respondents gave the government a score of 3.47 out of 10 for its efforts to improve children’s mental health.
• More than 95 per cent agreed that current resources were inadequate. 60 per cent of respondents agreed family support was more effective than government policies in improving children’s mental health 64 per cent of 528 adult respondents thought the family was most effective in improving a child’s mental health. Another 21 per cent agreed that government policies could help.
• The project has aroused the awareness of professional bodies. Hong Kong Psychology Association, one of the professional organizations, has become the key partner in creating the impact of the projects sustainably to the community.
• The projects were reported by several English and Chinese media, including South China Morning Post, Oriental daily, Singtao daily, AM730, Metroradio, HK01, Yahoo News, Sina News.
• 20 people were trained with our Mental Health First Aid Certificate Program and received certificate from The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. Their skills can help students who is developing a mental health problem and relieve them from emotional outbreak.