Youth Summit Marketplace

At Coolminds, we want to promote organisations promoting mental health within our community and in Hong Kong. We remain true to our Youth Summit 2020 tagline, Resilience: Supporting each other and ourselves. So let’s get together and start conversations and normalise that it’s okay to talk about mental health. The Youth Summit marketplace exhibitors consist […]

Educators, listen up!

Research shows that the human brain takes roughly 25 years to develop. In this time, the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for rational thought, is still under construction, and so often the amygdala, the emotional centre of the brain, assumes control.  High emotionality, in combination with the many big changes taking place […]

Tips for young people:

In these challenging and uncertain times, it’s no wonder that many of us have been feeling increasingly worried or down. Now more than ever, it’s important to look out for — and look after — our own and other people’s mental health. Below are a few tips that young people can use to promote their […]

How has COVID-19 impacted youth mental health?

The worldwide pandemic that is COVID-19 has universally affected humanity. It is difficult to imagine a population that hasn’t been affected in some way by the effects of the virus from different geographical locations, industries and ages alike. One aspect that has taken a serious hit is mental health. Mental health in the general population […]

Mind HK launches new mental health initiatives in response to COVID-19

Mental health has been in the news lately. After the World Health ­Organi­sation last month announced a year-long campaign to raise awareness about depression, Britain’s Prince Harry spoke openly about his stifled…

Coolminds website and workshops launch, bringing a new mental health resource for HK youth

Mental health has been in the news lately. After the World Health ­Organi­sation last month announced a year-long campaign to raise awareness about depression, Britain’s Prince Harry spoke openly about his stifled …