Connect the Disconnected
2020 World Suicide Prevention Day Press Conference

By September 8, 2020Events, News

September 10 is the World Suicide Prevention Day. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (CSRP) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will hold a press conference on September 10 (Thursday) with the theme “Connect the Disconnected”.

Professor Paul YIP Siu-fai, Director of the Centre, will present the latest suicide statistics for Hong Kong and explain the findings at the conference. He will also introduce “Cross-generational Love and Care” Video Campaign organized by the CSRP with the support from the Community Partner Foundation in May 2020. It is our honor to invite the winners of this campaign to share their thoughts and feelings about the campaign.

Details of the press conference are as follows:

Date: September 10, 2020 (Thursday)
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Media registration starts at 1:45 pm)
Venue: Studio 3-4, 2/F, HKJC Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, HK (map)
Language: Cantonese (English is available for Q&A session)


2:00 – 2:30 Professor Yip (Director of CSRP) releases the latest suicide figures in Hong Kong
2:30 – 2:40 Sharing by the winners of “Cross-generational Love and Care” Video Campaign”
2:40 – 2:45 Professor Yip concludes the event
2:45 – 3:00 Q&A session

About HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (CSRP), HKU

Founded in 2002, the CSRP has established its reputation in suicide research and prevention worldwide and extended its research scope to well-being of individuals as well as the whole society. CSRP believes in that empirical research would optimize practices and ultimately contribute to the improvement of a society.

Download official Press Release (English) here.
Download Press Conference Slides here.

For media enquiries, please call Ms. Katy Cheung at (Tel) 2831 5232, or send email to




地點:香港沙宣道5號賽馬會跨學科研究大樓2樓Studio 3-4 (請參閱地圖指示)


2:00 – 2:30 葉兆輝教授(防止自殺研究中心總監):公布最新香港自殺率數據
2:30 – 2:40 「跨代傳愛」短片徵集活動得獎者對有關活動之分享
2:40 – 2:45 葉兆輝教授:總結
2:45 – 3:00 傳媒提問





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