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The Weez Project WEEZ WEEK Anns Story

Ann’s Story

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 […]

Myths about suicide

Myths About Suicide

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 […]

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Weez Week Launched in Hong Kong

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 […]

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Self Care

Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing: Self care By Sannah Malik We can care for ourselves – Self Care – by incorporating small acts in our daily life that take care of our mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. Although this seems simple, and often overlooked, it’s vital to reducing stress, improving anxiety and […]

Cyberbullying

Article by Sannah Malik With access to smartphones, the internet, and the majority of children/teenagers utilsing social media’, cyberbullying is a growing public concern. Cyberbullying can be defined as an intentional aggressive act to inflict psychological harm on another individual, repeatedly, through digital technologies and online mediums (Hinduja & Patchin, 2014). Victims of cyberbullying may […]

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Overthinking

Overthinking is when we dwell on something, a problem, school work, or just getting through the day and doing all that needs to be done. At times it can feel like there’s a swarm of bees inside our head, each vying for attention. Over-analysis or having too many things going at once increases stress, and […]

Nadia Hussein Talks about living with Anxiety

Nadia Hussein recently spoke to the BBC about living with anxiety and allowed access to how she was seeking treatment and how she was personally facing her anxiety. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=993862907671471 The most poignant quote for me was:“Living with anxiety is probably one of the most lonely and most isolating things to have because you are your […]