Get inspired with local stories of mental health journeys! In honour of World Mental Health Day, registered charity Mind HK is partnering with Jardine Matheson Group’s charity Mindset Hong Kong to launch “More Than a Label,” an evidence-based anti-stigma campaign, with a public exhibition and book launch of “More Than a Label: This is our story,” Through a deep dive into the stories and recovery journeys of Mind HK’s ambassadors, the initiative hopes to improve mental health literacy, lower stigma, and develop a far more tolerant attitude towards mental health within society.
Join Mind HK from 15 to 19 October at The Wild Lot, Sheung Wan for the organisation’s inaugural exhibition titled “More Than a Label: This is our story.” Although one in seven Hong Kong people are experiencing a mental health condition at any given time, studies by Mind HK show that the levels of stigma around mental health remain significantly high in Hong Kong. In light of this, the exhibition will feature over 30 personal stories of mental health recovery journeys and highlight how anyone, and everyone diagnosed with a mental health condition is #MoreThanALabel and are people just like us. Additionally, the book “More Than a Label: This is our story,” which includes 41 written accounts of local mental health stories, will also be launched at the exhibition.
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