The following statistics affirm our concern on young Hong Kong migrants’ mental health:
30% of parents surveyed said their children have exhibited mental issues.A survey of the 250 parents who signed up for Feb 2022 HK Well UK talk
57.5% parents asked for counselling services; 15% for translation service or feeling very difficult to communicate with school or other professionals; 65% for more information about SEN support, parenting and other supporting servicesA survey of the 40 parents seeking help from HK Well UK in the last week of Feb 2022
Only 1 in 4 school child is fluent in English to the classroom level.Education and Manpower Bureau, Hong Kong Government
Understandably, some may find the help they receive from NHS limited due to the language barrier and cultural difference.