Poon Kwok Hang
Poon Kwok Hang

Poon Kwok Hang

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β€œSocial media and student well-being” Added by HYEONWOO JUNG

Rating: 75/100

Summary: This article states the negative impact of overusing social media and looks into how digital detox and switching off social media can enhance student well-being.

Comment (if included): I agree that over-engagement of social media negatively affects the well-being of students, however, given the fact that most students spend long hours on their social media platforms, they are good platforms for us to promote mental health awareness.

β€œWhy It’s Important to Care for Your Mental Health” Added by Wo Him Lee

Rating: 80/100

Summary: The study analyses the statistics of depressive and anxiety symptoms of students from the 8 UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong and reveals its seriousness.

Comment (if included): This study shows how common mental health problems are among university students (50% of university students in the eight UGC-funded universities expressed some degree of depressive symptoms (68.5%) or anxiety symptoms), which is an important message that for students to acknowledge their problems. Also, satisfaction with friendship is proven to be inversely associated with mild to severe anxiety symptoms, hence, I believe that we can consider fostering social connections of students in our project.

β€œDepression and anxiety among university students in Hong Kong” Added by Wo Him Lee

Rating: 80/100

Summary: This blog post shows the importance of emotional health and introduces readers to methods to improve their mental health and ways to reach out for help.

Comment (if included): This article highlights the importance of mental health and the significance of connecting with others, knowledge about mental health and professional support, which I believe should be the main focus of our project.

β€œDepression – An open letter to someone struggling” Added by Wo Him Lee

Rating: 80/100

Summary: In this article, the writer shares about how she thinks of depression and states the importance of acceptance and getting help in combating depression.

Comment (if included): If we are really going to create a website, the message brought up in the article is what we should spread: acceptance of our own mental health problems and get help from others.

β€œWhy mental health awareness should start in Hong Kong schools and companies” Added by Cheung Hoi Ling Helen

Rating: 80/100

Summary: This article argues for the necessity for the government and employers to promote education on mental well-being to raise awareness and tackle misconceptions.

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β€œHow to Support a Friend With Mental Health Challenges” Added by Khushee Ramesh Soni

Rating: 90/100

Summary: The article introduces the dos and don’ts when getting along with peers with mental health problems and emphasizes the importance of self-care during this process.

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β€œStrategies to support anxious children” Added by Jazmyn (Jiahui) SHI

Rating: 80/100

Summary: This website summarizes 10 strategies to support anxious children that helps children deal with the anxious thought or feeling step-by-step.

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β€œPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Young People” Added by MEIWEN SU

Rating: 90/100

Summary: This website states the symptoms of PTSD and conditions triggering it. The page also includes real life experience from 2 kids who are suffering from PTSD.

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β€œThings that can help with stress for student” Added by HYEONWOO JUNG

Rating: 85/100

Summary: This website provides students with information about the signs of stress, things that can help with it, and includes an interview talking about its mental effect.

Comment (if included): If our final creation is a website, I think we should include something like that, but in a more graphically appealing way: giving basic information (symptoms/ impacts/ solutions) of the mental health problem.

β€œ10 ways to prioritize student mental health” Added by Yiu Yeung CHUNG

Rating: 85/100

Summary: This article quotes statistics of students’ mental health situation and introduces short and long-term measures for improving campus mental health care.

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