Finishing the Darkness into Light walk and watching dawn break over Hong Kong brought hope that we can and must do more to prevent suicide and self harm among Hong Kong’s young people and remove the stigma around mental ill health.
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🐥 Easter means different things to different people. From the Weez Project in Hong Kong, we’re seeing it as time for reflection,renewal and hope. I can’t help but REFLECT on why so many young people continue to be affected by serious emotional issues that impinge on their lives. The Samaritans In Hong Kong estimate that […]
The sun is shining brilliantly in Hong Kong and the bauhinias are blooming. It’s a wonderful time to be outside and allow your mind a moment’s rest and your body time to move in harmony with nature.
Boost your physical and mental well-being at the start of 2019 and help raise awareness of mental health issues by joining the Mind HK campaign to Move for Mental Health. Choose how you’re going to be active, make a pledge and log what you do! You may just surprise yourself with how good you feel! […]
Christmas is the season for tinsel, cheer and warmth, a time for sharing with friends and family. At this time, it’s important to be aware that there are some who may be finding it hard to feel involved and part of he same happiness because of anxiety, insecurity or other issues. In protecting themselves and […]
Over 140 golfers teed off for a day of golf on 23 November for the WAGS annual charity event sponsored by St James’s Place, Tony amongst them. We really appreciative the Wednesday Afternoon Golf Society, to give it its full name, extending the causes they recognise to include youth mental health. Thank you for your […]
The digital world and its multiple social media channels place increasing pressure on teenagers to have a presence online. It’s an open debate as to whether there is a causal link between social media use and mental health. With the number of likes a post generates becoming a proxy for popularity, teens inevitably compare […]
West Island School took the 2018 Weez Cup on 13 November, beating HKFC Rovers 4-2 in a highly energetic game. Ann and Tony handed the Weez Cup to WIS captain Matthew. It was heartwarming to see you all turn out for the match and to share some moments together remembering Jamie.
Tony met Alan Shearer at the Football Club and talked with him about the Weez Project. He kindly donated a Shearer shirt. Thank you, Alan! We’ll be back with news on what we do with the shirt!
The younger brother of one of Jamie’s friends created this skateboard for a school graffiti project. He told his teacher why he chose these images. Developing emotional literacy in children is an important part of their education and we shouldn’t be fearful of talking about mental health, just be careful to do so in words […]