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Champions For Change

In Hong Kong, 1 young person is lost to suicide every 9.3 days. And for every death, about 50 attempts are made. But 32-year-old Jamie Chiu, a former sufferer of depression and anxiety in her teens is determined to change that statistic with tools that can detect early depression signs for hospitals and schools to reach out to at-risk students before they attempt suicide.
Champions For Change

Champions For Change - S1: Saving Hong Kong's suicidal teens

23 Jan 2019 09:21am
In Hong Kong, 1 young person is lost to suicide every 9.3 days. And for every death, about 50 attempts are made. But 32-year-old Jamie Chiu, a former sufferer of depression and anxiety in her teens is determined to change that statistic with tools that can detect early depression signs for hospitals and schools to reach out to at-risk students before they attempt suicide.

Champions For Change

About the show:

To mark its 20th anniversary in 2019, Channel NewsAsia will celebrate 20 individuals whose imagination, talents and efforts have uplifted their communities here in Asia. These are people who have seen a situation that they wanted to improve and have committed to the necessary action to do so. 

These individuals come from diverse backgrounds and work in diverse fields, affecting diverse groups. But what unifies them is the enterprising spirit, the innovative streak and the selfless trait, that is evident of a thriving and booming Asian region.

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