7 Sep 2017

Parent Information Session: From High to Low

Understanding our teenagers: the Challenges they face and the Support they need

Theme: Talk about the importance of healthy living habits – scientific data on how sleep, diet and exercise affects your mood and performance

A Parent Information Session

Speaker: Dr Frances Cheng, Child Psychiatrist

Date: Thursday 21 September 2017

Time: 6.00-7.30pm

Venue: Main Hall, Island School

What you should know

  • Around 20% of children and adolescents (worldwide) have mental health problems.
  • Misunderstanding and stigma about mental health is a barrier to young people accessing support. This can seriously affect their ability to function socially and at school.
  • Early recognition and intervention can make a huge difference in helping young people to move forward positively with their lives.
  • It is well documented that having enough sleep, eating healthy and regular exercise can promote improved wellbeing and performance
  • Dr Cheng, along with a number of other child psychiatrists provide free clinical assessment for underprivileged local children in HK, via Variety Childrens Charity. Otherwise the waiting list can be up to 2 years in some areas of HK

Please join us on Thursday 21 September 2017 6pm – 7.30pm.

To confirm attendance, please email rsvp@online.island.edu.hk