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Give Hope, Give a Hand 伸出援手,重燃希望

Winter 2022

To gear students up as gatekeeper for peers support and the ones whom care about, the Counseling and Wellness center equipped students with suicidal risk assessment skills, intervention strategies, and the understanding of the factors associated with psychiatric disorders involved in suicide.

In this talk, Mr. Ken Lam, Psychiatric-Mental Health Registered Nurse, Counseling and Wellness Center, HKUST, explored the myths and facts of suicide. He offered practical techniques and counselling skills in promptly supporting distressed clients. He also introduced the knowledge of mental state examination to enhance students' understanding of mental disorders.

By the end of the talk, students' abilities are strengthened to identify the suicide risk of people.