Eugenia Kim is a PhD student, originally from the USA, who’s been living in Hong Kong and studying at City University since 2015. She creates dance narratives for virtual reality environments inspired by her own experiences of having adolescent bipolar disorder. Her hope is that it helps viewers understand on a physical level what it’s like … Continue reading Eugenia Kim Creates Virtual Reality Dances to Express Her Bipolar Disorder
Our latest doc for RTHK broadcasts on SAT JULY 13, 2019 @ 8.30! For those of you who miss it, you'll still be able to download the show as a podcast on the RTHK website and in all the usual podcast places (Apple, Spotify, etc.). As Bad As It Gets explores OCD through the lives of a … Continue reading As Bad As It Gets Broadcasts on RTHK Sat July 13, 2019 @ 8.30!
SAVE THE DATE: To celebrate National Day of Unplugging, a 24-hour global respite from technology, Bipolar Hong Kong and Mental Ideas will be co-hosting an event in Hong Kong on March 1st 2019 from sundown till midnight. The event highlights the value of disconnecting from our digital devices to connect with ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities … Continue reading Bipolar Hong Kong & Mental Ideas: Unplugged in Hong Kong Park!
Humorist, juggler, table cloth lifter and writer-performer extraordinaire gives his spin on a meh week with bipolar disorder... This week I've been mostly feeling empty. All my energy bars depleted. Desperately in need of a powerup. Veering wildly between panicky and desperate, and “oh, what's the point of any of it”-type resignation. There's been a … Continue reading Woof by Mat Ricardo
MENTAL IDEAS is a noisy, unashamedly provocative film and media platform utilizing the arts and the media to engage and explain mental health in daring and unusual ways. The platform spotlights artists, writers, filmmakers and social entrepreneurs from Hong Kong and around the world, creating opportunities for one of the most complex social groups to innovate … Continue reading Submit to MENTAL IDEAS!
Thanks to everyone who attended last week's social and the previous month's social, which was run by the brilliant Eugenia Kim! To keep up to date on socials (spontaneously organized between-group meetings) AND monthly support group meetings (held on the last Monday of every month), join our WhatsApp group! REMINDER: The next support group meeting … Continue reading Upcoming Meetings!
Suicide is a decision so impetuous that I don’t think it even qualifies as a decision. It’s an impulse born of chaos that wrecks lives and perpetuates mental illness, spiking stats, since those left behind are at high risk of developing mental health conditions like PTSD, depression and anxiety disorders themselves. A lot of people … Continue reading The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At – World Suicide Prevention Day
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The support group is now disbanded for the summer and our next group meet will now take place in CENTRAL (Duddell Street) at 7pm on MONDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2019! However, we will be organizing socials throughout the summer. Looking forward to seeing you there and welcoming new members! You can keep in touch on our … Continue reading Summer Break!
Hey guys, Please confirm that you are able to make this evening's meeting at Starbucks on Duddell Street, Central, by 2pm (ideally) today! Thanks! WhatsApp 6409 2877. See you! Bipolar HK