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.
News & Updates
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 […]
Weez Week Launched to Combat Youth Mental Health Campaign to raise awareness and reduce stigma Commemorative art wall by street artist Miguel More must be done to support future generations The Weez Project today launched Weez Week to raise awareness and reduce stigma. “Our Hong Kong children and youth need help. More needs to be […]
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! […]
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 […]
We’re delighted that Operation Santa Claus is supporting Coolminds, with a grant to the youth mental health initiative led by KELY Support Group and Mind HK, in partnership with The Weez Project. The Operation Santa Claus launch ceremony was held at the amazing Tai Kwun building, the former prison and police station turned arts centre […]
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!
Tony will be running in the Unicef 10k at Disneyland on 25th November for the Weez Project. Donations, sponsorships and encouragement welcome! You can donate by going to the KELY Support website using the Support Us link on the Weez Project site. Please note it’s for The Weez Project in Remarks on the form. […]
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 […]