Local Community Resources

Counselling and Psychological Services

  • Counselling is only for people who are depressed or suicidal?
  • I am not sure if I should see a counsellor…
  • Will my parents know I am seeing a counsellor?

Local Community Resources

In case you prefer seeking help outside the campus, or need support after office hours, there are service providers available in the community. For Chinese version, please click here. The following are some of the governmental and non-governmental providers. *
Emergency Service
Police (852) 999
Queen Mary Hospital (Public) (852) 2255-3111
Canossa Hospital (Private) (852) 2522-2181
24 Hours Hotlines
The Samaritans Befrienders HK (852) 2389-2222
The Samaritans Multi-lingual Suicide Prevention (852) 2896-0000
Suicide Prevention Service (852) 2382-0000
Family Crisis Support Centre Caritas Services (852) 18288
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) CEASE Crisis Centre (852) 18281
Hospital Authority Mental Health Direct (852) 2466-7350
Online Service
Whatsapp, U Portal & Facebook: Mon to Sat, 2:00 pm – 12:00 am
(For university students)
(Whatsapp) (852) 6277-8899
(U Portal & Facebook) utouch.hk
Other Hotlines
U-Line: Mon to Sat, 2:00 pm – 2:00 am (For university students) (Tel)(852) 2777-0309
Social Welfare Department Hotline Service (Mon to Fri, 09:00-17:00; Sat, 09:00-12:00) (852) 2343-2255
YWCA Hotline (Mon-Fri, 19:00-22:00) (852) 2711-6622
Mental Health Association of HK
(24-hours audio information)
(hotline: Mon-Fri, 14:00-22:00)
(852) 2772-0047
There is a wide range of counselling services available in Hong Kong. Contact us if you need more information. * Important Note: CEDARS (Counselling & Personal Enrichment) does not assume responsibility for the quality of services provided by the listed agencies. Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement and omission does not indicate disapproval.