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Early Identification and Promotion of Mental Health through Community-based Prevention Programme for Individual Struggling with Depression and Anxiety Symptoms

Funding Category
Time Limited Projects
Service Types
Rehabilitation & Aftercare Services - Services for the Mentally Ill & Ex-mentally Ill
Funding Period
2018 - 2021
Project Code
TLP-14-004
Agency Name
Caritas - Hong Kong
Project Name
Early Identification and Promotion of Mental Health through Community-based Prevention Programme for Individual Struggling with Depression and Anxiety Symptoms
District
Eastern, Southern, Shamshuipo, Kwai Tsing, Tsuen Wan, North District, Yuen Long, Sai Kung, Islands
Approved Allocation
HK$3,803,694
Project Detail

The Project aiming at locating persons with depression and anxiety or showing early symptoms through reaching out programmes in low-income communities.  Service users will be trained to manage their stress and anxiety.  Self-help groups will be formed and members are encouraged to support each other.  The group members will be trained to be health ambassadors to encourage residents in the community to be sensitive to their mental health problems and to be positive to the mentally inflicted persons.  The outreaching Mental Health Promotion Programmes and the follow-up services will be organised in Shamshuipo, Kwai Chung , Yuen Long, Cheung Chau, Eastern and Southern District of Hong Kong Island.

Project Remark
This project is supported by the donation of HSBC.
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