September 30th 2015
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Radio broadcast on understanding and treating OCD with Noreen Mir on RTHK 3. Minal speaks about OCD in part 2 from 36.30 onwards for 18 minutes.
October 6th 2015
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Workshop at Integrated Medicine Institute on Anxiety titled "Living with Anxiety: From Surviving to Thriving
This is an interactive and informative workshop which will teach attendees a range of skills on how to live a quality life with anxiety. Skills include stress busters, cognitive restructuring, mindfulness, defusion techniques, respiratory control and progressive muscular relaxation. Fee is $250. All funds going to mental health charity.
This is a good workshop for individuals who are struggling with OCD and Anxiety Disorders and family members/friends who want to understand and lear how to help loved ones going through it.
October 10th 2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
EVENT 1 – World Mental Health Day
10 volunteers including myself stood in the central district of the city and handed out green ribbons for mental health awareness day, dressed in Green. Green is the colour of mental health and symbolises new beginnings and growth. This is the first time that HK ever had events dedicated to mental health awareness week.
EVENT 2 - Support Group Meeting for OCD and Anxiety Sufferers
2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Monthly support group meeting focusing on stigma of mental health and support that members get from family/friends/loved ones with their anxiety or ocd
Management Centre and Culture of Consciousness Workshop
Thursday 9th October – OCD LIVE CHAT: Understanding OCD and Anxiety Disorders by partners of OCD and Anxiety Support HK, IOCDF. Click here for link: http://iocdf.org/chat
Friday 10th October 2014 – Dress in GREEN to show support for those suffering from Mental Health Disorders.
Please post pictures of you and your family wearing GREEN on our Facebook Page. 'OCD and Anxiety Support HK'
Thursday 16th October 2014 - International OCD Foundation live online chat at 8:00 pm on Mental Health and OCD Awarness around the globe – #OCDchat - Ask the Experts Online
Join us at 1 pm ET every weekday during OCD Awareness Week, while we answer your questions about OCD treatments, resources, and any other questions you may have.
November 5th 2015
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Guest Speaker at The University of Hong Kong, Masters of Counselling Program to 1st year Counselling Students on OCD and its impact on human development.
December 4th 2015
2:30 – 5:30 pm
Half Day Workshop at The Centre of Behavioural Health, University of Hong Kong to Masters in Behavioural Health Students on Stress Management.
November 14th and December 5th 2015
Support Group Meetings.