Details of the press conference are as follows:
Date: September 8, 2023 (Friday)
Time: Time 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Media registration starts at 2:30 pm)
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong (map)
Language: Cantonese (English is available for Q&A session)
⮚ Presentation of the latest suicide statistics for Hong Kong
⮚ Experience sharing by SPS service users
⮚ Proposing “Four Initiatives” in facilitating youth mental health in Hong Kong
About HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (CSRP), HKU
Founded in 2002, the CSRP has established its reputation in suicide research and prevention worldwide and extended its research scope to well-being of individuals as well as the whole society. CSRP believes in that empirical research would optimize practices and ultimately contribute to the improvement of a society.
About Suicide Prevention Services (SPS)
Founded in 1995, SPS is a registered charitable organization committed to serves people who are suicidal, despairing or distressed by means of befriending and other services supporting them to regain control of their emotions and the will to live on. SPS has been helped more than 1,000,000 people, providing services including: 24-hour Suicide Prevention Hotline Service, Suicide Prevention Service for the Elderly, Services for Family with Elderly, Services for Survivors of Suicide Loss, Community Education and Life Education for Youth.
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