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Up with Hope, Down with Dope

Fall 2022

Is substance a blessing? Or is it a curse? Driven by curiosity and peer pressure, we are always tempted to try various substances and drugs as they seem fascinating. However, don’t take it the wrong way! They can wreak havoc to your health and life.

In this talk, Mr. Ken Lam, Psychiatric-Mental Health Registered Nurse, Counseling and Wellness Center of HKUST, strengthened students’ understanding of the prevalent types of substances in Hong Kong, including drugs and alcohol. He also explained the repercussion to our physical well-being and psychosocial functioning induced by substances. Skills to resist the lure of substances were also explored.