Push back on stigma, take time to really listen, learn more about mental health and suicide prevention…
Prevention should extend to people, practices, teaching methodologies, curriculum and policies.
Our Silent Emergency is a powerful documentary by Roman Kemp on the loss of his best friend to suicide.
Ann Pearce, founder of The Weez Project and Weez Week, shares her story with Kate Whitehead, journalist for the South China Morning Post. You can read the full story here.
In an article for Ariana Magazine, Ann writes about losing her son, Jamie, and the recent Talk, Listen Care campaign to encourage people to talk about feelings…
Feelings can overwhelm you, like a tsunami. Plan ahead and set up an early warning system and an escape route so you know what to do if you feel your emotions worsen.
The Covid-19 pandemic has made us all the more aware of the need to protect our physical health and that of our family and friends. In these uncertain times, we are living with social distancing, self isolation and a steady stream of news from all over the world, not all of it founded in fact. […]
Ann Pearce talks to the South China Morning Post (SCMP) about losing her son, Jamie; that it’s okay to not be okay; how we can encourage people to talk about feelings, listen attentively to others, and show we care by doing something positive.
Weez Week is about raising youth mental health awareness in Hong Kong through a range of initiatives including The Weez Wall of Hope, sharing positive thoughts and images on social media, and dispelling myths and providing facts surrounding suicide. Ann’s story is about losing her son Jamie to suicide, knowing what she knows now, and […]
As part of Weez Week, The Weez Project has released some myths and facts surrounding suicide. Suicide is an emotive and divisive subject. It is also highly complex with multiple factors usually at play, e.g. biological, psychological, life experiences, relationships and more. If we are to help people cope with emotional or difficult feelings, we […]