The Mental Health Care Center Essay

1001 Words Oct 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
There are different kinds of service centers in Hong Kong, But less in the mental health centers. The reason of it is that people afraid of the people with mental health problem and against to develop the mental health care center in the community.

The center that I visit is the Alliance of Ex –mentally Ill of Hong Kong, which is self –organization. They aim to encourage the ex-mentally ill person to have self-help and mutual help. Moreover, to achieve social harmony, they use to promote mental health education to the public. They would have different activities to fight for rights of ex-mentally ill, like using health talk, education course and training, social and recreational activities. The target people of the center are the ex-mentally ill persons.

The most attractive activity that helps me learn more about mental health is the aemihk human library. The ex-mental ill persons will share about their experience of how to walk past the sickness. People will give them feedback after the sharing to give them support to back on the road. It is very meaningful that can help the public more understand of them and get close to them. The program can let the true story emerge to the public and empower them to voice out their own story. I think it is significant that people will easily touch by real story in front of them. They can ask any question they want to clarify their stereotype or misunderstanding. The main focus is that the ex-mentally ill persons can empower by the…

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