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Being psychologically fit will help us overcome hurdles encountered in life. Mental Health Caring Project aims at:

  • Promoting the general awareness of the importance of mental health on campus;
  • Enhancing the psychological wellness of the PolyU community and
  • Equipping participants with basic knowledge about mental health and the way to cope with mental health issues.

Mental Health Week 2020-21 (Semester Two)

1. ‘Lighting Up’ Campaign

Content: Share your positive experience/story to light up others and get a light box

Period: 29th March – 30th April, 2021


  1. Get a “Lighting up” package in SAO counter (Core T, QT 308) from 29th March – 30th April, 20211 (0900-1900, Monday to Friday).
  2. Scan the QR code to access the online form
  3. Share your positive experience/story within 50 words in English/Chinese in the form.
  4. Draw a picture of your positive experience/story on the acrylic sheet, take a photo and upload the photo to the form

Students with most inspiring experiences/stories and drawings will be selected to get the light box for display in exhibition (or virtual exhibition) anonymously at the end of this academic year.

MHCP Lighting Up poster 1

2. Workshop: Experience on Expressive Art

Date: 13th April, 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 12:45-14:00

Speaker: Mr Terrence Zee (Registered Art Therapist – Expressive Art)

Venue: Zoom

Language: English

Target: All PolyU students and staff


Mental Health Week 2020-21 (Semester One)

Workshop 1: Trying Acupressure for Self-Management of Emotions 穴位按摩與情緒管理

Date: 19 Nov, 2020 (Thu)

Time: 12:45-14:00

Speaker: Prof. Hector Tsang and Prof. Jessie Xin (RS department)

Venue: Zoom

Language: English

Target: Both students and staff

Workshop 2: Experience on Forest Therapy 網上森林療癒聚會

Each session is themed and designed in a way to engage your senses, plug into nature’s healing power and create space for listening and sharing, while allowing for as much privacy and freedom as you wish.

Date: 25 Nov, 2020 (Wed)


- 11:00-12:30 (Cantonese)

- 14:30-16:00 (English)

Speaker: Ms. Amanda Yik (Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide & Mentor)

Venue: Zoom

Quota: 30 students each

Workshop 3: Experience on Music Therapy

Date: 26 Nov, 2020 (Thu)


- 15:00-16:30 (English)

- 17:30-19:00 (Cantonese)

Speaker: Mr. Kingman Chung (Director of International Music Therapy Centre)

Venue: Zoom

Quota: 30 students each

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