Upcoming Events

Training

Mental Health First-Aid (MHFA) Course for Students

Date:
5 & 6 Jun 2024 (wed & Thu)
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue:
The workshop will be delivered face-to-face. Exact location will be announced in the reminder email.
Language:
English
Guest / Speaker:
Counselors
Registration Quota:
30
Program Fee:
HK$150 (Refundable)
Payment Method:
Please bring along CASH with Student ID Card and register in person at the Counseling and Wellness Center (Room 5003, via Lift 3) during office hours
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
The program fee of $150 will be refunded upon completion of 4 consecutive sessions

The 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in …

The 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse; 
  • Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong 


Quotes from past MHFA courses: 

  • “Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.” 
  • “Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.” 
  • “The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”
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Training

Mental Health First-Aid (MHFA) Course for Students [Online]

Date:
28 May 2024 - 11 Jun 2024
Time:

28 May - 7 Jun 2024: 7 hours self-directed online learning AND 

11 Jun 2024: Instructor-led Zoom sessions (9:30 am - 12:00 nn & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Venue:
Zoom
Language:
Cantonese
Guest / Speaker:
Counselor
Registration Quota:
15
Program Fee:
HK$150 (Refundable)
Payment Method:
Please bring along CASH with Student ID card and register in person at the Counseling and Wellness Center (Room 5003, via Lift 3) during office hours
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
1. All online learning materials are provided by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. Currently only Chinese/Cantonese is available as the medium of instruction.
2. Only participants who is currently in Hong Kong or Macau can access the online course materials.
3. The program fee of $150 will be refunded upon completion of 2 consecutive sessions.

The 12-hour MHFA online course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the per…

The 12-hour MHFA online course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse; 
  • Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong 


Quotes from past MHFA courses: 

  • “Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.” 
  • “Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.” 
  • “The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”
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Fun Day

Check-in Day - Prioritize Your Mental Well-being, Stay Healthy and Have Fun!

Date:
24 Apr 2024 (Wed)
Time:
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue:
The Atrium
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk

You are cordially invited to participate in Check-in Day on 24 Apr 2024 (Wed), a campus-wide festival dedicated to raising self-awareness of one's mental health status and connecting everyone with both university's and community mental health resources for prevention and early intervention to foster well-being, enhancing self-care and nourishing both body and mind.

Let's celebrate the importance of mental health, break down barriers, and embrace a holistic approach to well-being. Come to the At…

You are cordially invited to participate in Check-in Day on 24 Apr 2024 (Wed), a campus-wide festival dedicated to raising self-awareness of one's mental health status and connecting everyone with both university's and community mental health resources for prevention and early intervention to foster well-being, enhancing self-care and nourishing both body and mind.

Let's celebrate the importance of mental health, break down barriers, and embrace a holistic approach to well-being. Come to the Atrium and pick up a stamp card to kickstart your participation. Together, let's create a community where mental health is prioritized, understood, and supported.   


YOU ARE INVITED TO:

  • Check in on mental health status (Self- and Others)
  • Promote mental health awareness
  • Destigmatize mental health 
  • Foster emotional well-being 
  • Increase access to community resources
  • Enhance resilience and self-care
  • Enjoy busking performance during 12:45 - 14:00
  • Take photos at a photobooth during 11:30 - 14:30 
  • Have fun and redeem free food, drinks, and freebies!


External Organizations                                                                                       Themes of the Booths

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service YOUTHorizons                                     ConeFort Zone 靜觀其變

- Mental Wellness Service for Youth 


Heartline HK                                                                                                                Relieving Phone Booth 解憂電話亭 


Hong Kong Christian Service - PS33                                                             Mindfulness Experience 心靈體驗館                                                                                                                                                                                What is Troubling You? 你在煩惱甚麼?


Hong Kong Red Cross                                                                                             Red Cross UniVAL: Mental "Help"

- Youth Development Service                                                                             RC 學園際:Mentral Health 咩都Help 


MindHK                                                                                                                            Flexibility Bull's Eye 靈活命中


New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association                                     Provision of drinks330 drinks 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Student Groups                                                                                                        Themes of the Booths

Peer Companions                                                                                                     Emotional Adventure 解You雜貨店                                                                                                                                                                                  Emotion Bracelets 珠心串

                                                                                                                                              Happy Thought Haven 歡樂港灣

                                                                                                                                      Super Stress Smash 壓力粉碎站


Pinocchio                                                                                                                         Crazy Footbowl 瘋狂足保齡 


Rainbow Bird                                                                                                                Rainbow Matchmaker 七彩紅媒


SENtastic Leaders                                                                                                     Inclusion Hub 融樂園                                                                                                          

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Workshop

Connecting with our Inner selves - Cultivating Compassion to Balance our Self-criticism

Date:
23 Apr 2024 (Tue)
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue:
The workshop will be delivered online via ZOOM. Successful registrants will receive confirmation email with a link to the online session.
Language:
English
Guest / Speaker:
Dr. Melissa Chan, Clinical Psychologist,
Central Minds
Registration Quota:
295
Program Fee:
Free
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
Remarks:
This is a HMAW1905-recognized event in the "Personal Enrichment & Community Service" category under the "Self-directed Experience" of HMAW1905: Behavioral Foundations of University Education: Habits, Mindsets, and Wellness. To receive 1.5 hours, you must attend the event in full and miss no more than 10mins.

Living in a competitive society that emphases efficiency, productivity, achievements etc. As a strong believer in the need for more self-care and self-compassion for everyone, Dr. Melissa Chan would share different tools to help us connect deeper within ourselves, find balance and be more compassionate to ourselves and promote compassionate culture in the society at large.

Living in a competitive society that emphases efficiency, productivity, achievements etc. As a strong believer in the need for more self-care and self-compassion for everyone, Dr. Melissa Chan would share different tools to help us connect deeper within ourselves, find balance and be more compassionate to ourselves and promote compassionate culture in the society at large.

Training

Mental Health First-Aid (MHFA) Course for Students [Online]

Date:
11 Apr 2024 - 2 May 2024
Time:

11 - 23 Apr 2024: 7 hours self-directed online learning AND 

25 Apr & 2 May 2024: Instructor-led Zoom sessions (2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Venue:
Zoom
Language:
Cantonese
Guest / Speaker:
Counselor
Registration Quota:
15
Program Fee:
HK$150 (Refundable)
Payment Method:
Please bring along CASH with Student ID card and register in person at the Counseling and Wellness Center (Room 5003, via Lift 3) during office hours
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
1. All online learning materials are provided by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. Currently only Chinese/Cantonese is available as the medium of instruction.
2. Only participants who is currently in Hong Kong or Macau can access the online course materials.
3. The program fee of $150 will be refunded upon completion of 2 consecutive sessions.

The 12-hour MHFA online course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the per…

The 12-hour MHFA online course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse; 
  • Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong 


Quotes from past MHFA courses: 

  • “Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.” 
  • “Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.” 
  • “The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”
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Training

Mental Health First-Aid (MHFA) Course for Students

Date:
9, 16, 23 & 30 Apr 2024 (Tue)
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Venue:
Rm 2405 (via lift 17-18)
Language:
English
Guest / Speaker:
Counselors
Registration Quota:
30
Program Fee:
HK$150 (Refundable)
Payment Method:
Please bring along CASH with Student ID Card and register in person at the Counseling and Wellness Center (Room 5003, via Lift 3) during office hours
Certificate:
Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training
Enquiry:
Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk
URL:
http://www.mhfa.com.au/
Remarks:
The program fee of $150 will be refunded upon completion of 4 consecutive sessions

The 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in …

The 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

  • Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders; 
  • Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
  • Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse; 
  • Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong 


Quotes from past MHFA courses: 

  • “Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.” 
  • “Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.” 
  • “The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”
MORE