#Mental Health

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  1. What is the sustainability challenge you are tackling?
  2. What have you tried so far/ what are your existing programmes?
  3. What were the challenges in implementing them? What do you think are the gaps? What do you think needs to be done to achieve the impact that you want?
  4. What do you think students can do to support your work?
  5. What advice would you give to students who want to seek help/understand each other better yet have this internalised stigma towards it due to growing up in such a competitive environment?

Possible back up questions for Sammie:

How can general public collect data about themselves to improve their mental health?

Important Links

https://www.neurumhealth.com/aboutus

https://www.cedars.hku.hk/cope/peer/mhfa

https://learning.hku.hk/ibms/

Questions from Students (Summarised)

  1. In what ways can big data and AI be applied to help mentally deprived students?
  2. Do u think in the near future, AI robots can be integrated and able to do the mental health work like curing depression?
  3. Even though technology can benefit tackling mental health issues, do you believe that online “crazes” such as self-diagnosis quizzes, or romanticization of mental illnesses shown in social media or pop culture, may harm youths by downplaying mental illnesses. And if so, what can we do to solve it?
  4. Do you have any suggestion to allow people who cannot afford mental health services accessing it?
  5. How can we provide help to those people who refuses to / does not recognise their need to seek help on mental health issues?
  6. To what extent do u think sound mental health and traits are important to be a good leader?
  7. What do you think about the impact of covid on the mental health of people?
  8. Would you encourage to destroy traditional culture to get better mental health? Because in asian countries it has almost become a tradition to avoid mental health
  9. Do you think it’s okay for people develop avoidance or denial of their emotions or feelings because they believe this would help them become stronger and resilient?
  10. How to effectively raise awareness on anti-discrimination against people who suffer from mental disorder?

Questions from Students

  1. From Jim Hung to Everyone: (11:13 AM)People nowadays suffer form mental health problems, do you think it is because people don’t know how to find inner peace through self-exploring?
  2. From Adrian Li to Everyone: (11:13 AM)In what ways can big data apply to help mentally deprived students?
  3. From Adrian Tsang to Everyone: (11:13 AM)What are the major causes of mental health issue, do you think social environment or personal qualities contributes more to this problem?
  4. From Henry Chu to Everyone: (11:13 AM)1. Does your work focus on mood disorders (e.g. depression, anxiety) or mental conditions/illnesses (e.g. autism, ADHD)?
  5. Mental health is perhaps one of the most under-recognized issues in Hong Kong. How would you get people to sympathize the plight of the mentally traumatized or impaired?
  6. From Jiahui (Jazmyn) SHI to Everyone: (11:13 AM)How can we provide help to those people who refuses to ask for help in terms of mental health issues?
  7. From Khushee Soni to Everyone: (11:13 AM)I know teenagers from our generation tend to overthink or ruminate more than the actual level due to academics and other social factors . How can we prevent such rumination which may lead to mental health problems on a daily basis and what activities can we do?
  8. From Ji Hyun Park to Everyone: (11:13 AM)Getting mental health support can be very costly and may not be accessible to everyone that needs it. What would you tell people that are trying to seek help but cannot afford it?
  9. From Henry Poon to Everyone: (11:13 AM)How should the university address to mental health issues related to academic stress?
  10. From Nicole Wong to Everyone: (11:13 AM)Even though technology can benefit tackling mental health issues, do you believe that online “crazes” such as self-diagnosis quizzes, or romanticization of mental illnesses shown in social media or pop culture (e.g. copy-cat suicides due to the TV show 13 Reasons why), may harm youths by downplaying mental illnesses. And if so, what can we do to solve it?
  11. From Adrian Tsang to Everyone: (11:13 AM)Which types of person, professionals or peers (with the same past experience), can have a better mentoring effect to students in need?
  12. From Hongyu Mi to Everyone: (11:13 AM)How can AI technology be used in the aspect of mental health?
  13. From Helen Cheung to Everyone: (11:13 AM)Some students and teenagers may not notice that they’ve got the mental health problem, how should we deal with it?
  14. From Aastha Gaur to Everyone: (11:13 AM)To what extent do u think sound mental health and traits are important to be a good leader?
  15. From Ye Edward to Everyone: (11:13 AM)Nowadays, the demographics of mental health issues are siphoning from the elderly to the youngsters, what mentalities would you give to the different people and different disorders, as well as the work that you do?
  16. From Cherry But to Everyone: (11:13 AM)do you have any advice for creating a solution from scratch?
  17. From Sabrina Siu to Everyone: (11:13 AM)what is it that we can do in our daily life to help our friends or even ourselves?
  18. From Jiayi XIN(Raina) to Everyone: (11:13 AM)how do you encourage students to share their problem or concerns
  19. From Joel Lau to Everyone: (11:14 AM)how can hungry people regain mental health?
  20. From Andy Li to Everyone: (11:14 AM)You mentioned about the power of being a part of the “demographic” . However, as peers, we often find that we couldn’t physically provide that much, and as a result, not much can be said. What can we do to ease off the situation
  21. From Cheuk Him CHAU to Everyone: (11:14 AM)could AI help mental health probelm
  22. From Ngo Yin Wong to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Do u think in the near future, AI robots can be integrated and able to do the mental health work like curing depression?
  23. From Yi Tung YAO to Everyone: (11:14 AM)What do you think on social media on the impact of youth mental health? How should we deal with the contents on social media?
  24. From Hyunjoo (May) Kim to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Would there be effects if students who have mental condition issues stick together for their recovery? Are there programs such as that for students?
  25. From Nicole Wong to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Do you think the “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” concept in pop culture (e.g. teen movies), where it normalizes bullying and mental health issues as a “phase” that you go through which makes you stronger, downplaying mental health issues instead of taking these issues seriously.
  26. From KIM YEARIM to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Is there really a relationship exist between mental and physical health? There will be a case that individuals might have good mental health only, not the physical one
  27. From Patrick Kho to Everyone: (11:14 AM)With lockdown in some countries being extended for so long, what has your organisation done or what can we do given the context? especially how it's an issue more prevalent than ever
  28. From Aastha Gaur to Everyone: (11:14 AM)How do you think mental health is important to develop a mindset to build a sustainable future?
  29. From JUNWOO KANG to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Do you have any proposal to increase such mental health care centre in Hong Kong?
  30. From Anson Lee to Everyone: (11:14 AM)How to get along with people suffering from PTSD?
  31. From Jamie Wan to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Do you think that depression has been desensitised nowadays and the seriousness of the issue has been overlooked ?
  32. From Briana Lau to Everyone: (11:14 AM)What advice would you give to students who want to seek help/understand each other better yet have this internalised stigma towards it due to growing up in such a competitive environment/?
  33. From Ellen Cheung to Everyone: (11:14 AM)What do you think about the impact of covid on the mental health of people? like the lack of f2f connection, loneliness... that can cause mental illnesses like depression and anxiety. Or even ocd?
  34. From Shi Ming Jasmine KWOK to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Is the development of internet an opportunity to better mental health or the opposite?
  35. From Raphaele G to Everyone: (11:14 AM)Would you encourage to destroy traditions to get better mental health? Because in asian countries it has almost become a tradition to avoid mental health
  36. From Jiayi XIN(Raina) to Everyone: (11:14 AM)how do you help students or other people be aware of their situation
  37. From Ealas, Wong Hoi Kiu to Everyone: (11:15 AM)As students who are obviously not professionals in mental health, how can we comfort or assist our friends who are facing mental illness? Or how can we help promote mental awareness in general?
  38. From Sabrina Siu to Everyone: (11:15 AM)To raise the awareness of mental health, except for promoting it through social media, anything else we can do physically to promote it, lets say on campus.
  39. From Sistine Yu to Everyone: (11:15 AM)How do you conduct this kind of service during the covid19?
  40. From Pei Cheng Thong to Everyone: (11:15 AM)What is your take on people who has bipolar disorder and how should they overcome that?
  41. From Semiat Ayomide Ayeni-2020004049 to Everyone: (11:15 AM)What role is mental health playing towards attaining sustainability
  42. From Ellen Cheung to Everyone: (11:15 AM)Also what do you think about the impact of the educational system in hk on students' mental health?
  43. From Yuk Tsan Wong to Everyone: (11:16 AM)Any good ways to support people with mental illness to avoid secondary trauma?
  44. From yasmine casupanan to Everyone: (11:17 AM)do you think it’s okay for people develop avoidance or denial of their emotions or feelings because they believe this would help them become stronger and resilient?
  45. From Ellen Cheung to Everyone: (11:18 AM)People are often unaware of how their words and actions would make others feel, especially under anonymous conditions on the internet. What do you think about the "troll" phenomenon that has emerged from anonymity, and its effect on mental health (and mental healthh stigma)?
  46. From Khushee Soni to Everyone: (11:18 AM)Mental health is considered as taboo in many ethnic minority countries so how would you reach out to ethnic minority individuals who would need help but don’t know how to seek it?
  47. From yasmine casupanan to Everyone: (11:21 AM)a lot of children, especially those of asian background, grow up with strict parents. usually, people from western countries, would actually consider the way Asian parents raise their children “traumatic” for the children, what are your thoughts on this?
  48. From Hussain Ho Yin Mock to Everyone: (11:21 AM) How to effectively raise awareness on anti-discrimination against people who suffer from mental disorder?