Upcoming Events

Parent/Caregiver Training Workshop: A Two-Part Series (Total 3 hours)

To help youth and those around them learn about mental health, we’ve created a workshop for parents and caregivers.

  • To improve the mental health of young people in Hong Kong
  • To empower the school community by giving a common language and access to resources developed together with local clinicians
  • To destigmatise mental health

This two-part series workshop is available in English and Cantonese. This course is FREE (funded by Morgan Stanley and Operation Santa Claus) and is available now. This training requires a minimum number of 15 participants.

Content includes:

Part 1: Introductory level (1.5 hours)

Learning objective: To provide basic essential concepts of youth mental health

Programme description and rundown:

  • What is mental health? 
  • COVID-19 and mental health
  • Common mental health situations and their symptoms with case studies
  •  Where and how to seek help in HK

Part 2: Advanced level (1.5 hours)

Learning objective: To provide more practical tips and opportunities to practise how to approach teenagers struggling with mental health

Programme description and rundown:

  • How to talk to teenagers in need
  • Stigma around mental health
  • How to promote mental health at home
  • Self-care tips for parents

*We would recommend that schools/organisations choose all 3 workshops (students, parents and educators) for a fully holistic package. However, you are also welcome to participate in individual workshops.

To learn more about the parent training workshop, please download our bilingual flyer here.

To enquire about the parent training workshop and availability, please email Ms. Jess Chan at hello@coolmindshk.com.