A general introductory course to mental health. Sign up here
About this event
One of Mind HK‘s core goals is to increase awareness and understanding of mental health in Hong Kong. Organised by Mind HK and Sponsored by HSBC, we are pleased to present a public Mental Health 101 training session, which will provide an introduction to mental health, on 11 October 2022.
Should you not be able to attend this time around, please note that there will be more Mental Health 101 training sessions in the future. Updated event dates will be posted via our website and through our newsletter. To sign up for Mind HK updates please click here.
Training Session: Mental Health 101
Date: Tuesday, Ocotober 11, 2022
Time: 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Ticket: FREE (Sponsored by HSBC)
Open to all. Limited Spots.
What is Mental Health 101?
A general introductory course to mental health, covering common misconceptions, selected mental health diagnoses, how to help yourself or someone else who is experiencing a mental health problem in Hong Kong, and how to look after your mental well-being.
Mental Health 101 will cover:
- The basics of mental health
- Stigma around mental health
- The spectrum of mental health
- Tips on general wellbeing
- Common Mental Health challenges: Stress, Anxiety and Depression
- 2 case examples
- How to support others
- Who does what: the difference between counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists
- How to get help in Hong Kong
*Mental Health 101 sessions are conducted by clinical professionals in the mental health field.
We suggest you to take Mental Health 101 before taking our Mental Health First Aid certificate course to get the basic knowledge around mental health. Completion of MHFA training will lead to being internationally certified in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA).
Mind HK Mental Health 101 Certificate:
A Full attendance of the Mental Health 101 with the completion of both the pre-survey and post-survey will lead to an e-certificate processed by Mind HK indicating your completion of the course. For more information, please email us at [email protected] .
Mental Health First Aid will cover:
- Intervening and managing mental health emergencies as a first responder
- Panic Attacks, Suicide, Self-harm, Addictions
- What you can provide as a lay person
- When to get help
We are scheduling our next Mental Health First Aid course soon. Registration will be available soon. Please note this course has very limited spots and we will be offering more opportunities in the future.
For queries , please email [email protected].
To learn more about Mind HK and other events, please visit: www.mind.org.hk.