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Mindfulness-based Mental Health Supportive Programme for People Living with HIV (PLHIV)

Funding Category
Time Limited Projects
Service Types
Rehabilitation & Aftercare Services - Services for the Occupationally Injured & the Chronically Ill
Funding Period
2019 - 2022
Project Code
TLP-15-020
Agency Name
Society for AIDS Care Limited, The
Project Name
Mindfulness-based Mental Health Supportive Programme for People Living with HIV (PLHIV)
District
Territory-wide
Approved Allocation
HK$3,210,228
Project Detail

This project aims at using Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Approach and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to provide outreach and centre-based counselling support, training workshops and day centre support service for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and care-givers who are isolated or depressed.  Through the counselling service and therapeutic activities, PLHIV and care-givers are encouraged to explore their own internal resources and capabilities to enhance their ability in facing stress and alleviating mental distress, to develop peer support networks and strengthen their confidence in treatment adherence and integrating into the community.

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