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Mental Wellness Promotion Day 2018 – “Embrace Yourself”
Date: 1 February, 2018
Time: 12:00 n.n. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Pommerenke Student Centre Plaza
Mental Wellness Promotion Day is a signature mental health promotion event of the year organized by Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of Student Affairs.
The main theme of the Mental Wellness Promotion Day is “Embrace Yourself”, with dandelion, a versatile and resilient plant, as our mascot.
Also celebrated on the same occasion is the Handover Ceremony for 2017-18 uBuddies. The uBuddies are student peer counsellors who are committed to promote mutual support and care in student communities.
We have invited students to have musical and magic performance on stage, and hold “Embrace Yourself” booths and candy corners at the Plaza. Mental Health Talk on Facts about Counselling will be conducted by our Student Counsellor from 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Interested students please register for the workshop at
We will have a series of pre-event promotion around CUHK campus from 19 January to 31 January. Watch out for our pre-event promotion and get our souvenirs!
World Suicide Prevention Day
To raise awareness on suicide prevention, the Wellness and Counselling Centre, Office of Student Affairs will join in to support the World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a worldwide event on every September 10th promoted by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). A series of activities will be specially arranged which include:
- Educational booths promoting suicide prevention messages set up on September 7 & 8 at Cultural Square (12nn-2pm). Students can take Polaroid photos to share their own pro-life messages and post them onto Facebook or Weibo.
- Wristbands & pamphlets distribution, on September 8 at University MTR Station (outside of Exit A, 10am-12nn & 4-6pm) also at SRRH (11am-1pm). A set of specially designed wristbands printed with WSPD’s theme of the year “Take a minute, change a life” will be delivered to students to encourage their active engagement as gatekeepers to support peers with emotional distress.
The hotline service is operated by trained counsellors from Christian Family Service Centre which offers telephone counselling and crisis interventions. Our service would follow up on the students in need of psychological counselling.
Students are welcome to contact Student Counselling and Development Service within normal office hours for psychological counselling service.