How Teens in China and Abroad Can Deal With Mental Health

Beijing-based mental health NGO CandleX has run the Teen's Open Letter since February 2020.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 12 October 2021

Mental Health Support in China is Available

Xiaojie Qin, founder of mental health NGO CandleX, discusses the state of mental health support in the Middle Kingdom.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 08 May 2021

China's Long March to Addressing Mental Health Issues

An estimated 200 million Chinese people suffer from mental illness and there aren't enough adequate services to help.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 01 February 2021

Why Mindfulness is Making Waves (and Money) in China

A buzzword of modern wellbeing, the Western practice of 'mindfulness' (with Buddhist characteristics) is making its way back to Asia.

by Marianna Cerini, 18 December 2015

People with psychiatric disorders tell their stories

As the old saying goes, don't judge someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes.

by Will Wu, 27 August 2015

Is enough being done to support students' mental?

In just one week in October last year, Shenzhen saw a 10-year-old, a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old kill themselves by jumping from tall buildings.

by That's PRD, 17 August 2015

Extending social support to the mentally ill

When it comes to mental illness - community support counts.

by Will Wu, 13 August 2015

China's oldest mental health facility

Covering over 40,000 square meters and outfitted with 720 beds, Guangzhou Huiai Hospital is a shelter for people with major mental illnesses.

by Will Wu, 10 August 2015

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