☺ Are you willing to support your friends and fellow classmates when they are in need?
☺ Do you want to become a good companion to go through emotional ups and downs with them?
☺ Do you want to improve mental health awareness and promote wellness among peers?
☺ Are you ready to contribute to a positive learning culture in HKUMed?
Student Wellness Team is launching the Peer Supporter Programme, which aims to equip our students with knowledge and skill to support each other mentally throughout the study journey in HKUMed.
The programme includes:
Upon completion of the programme, you will:
☺ become a Peer Supporter in HKUMed
☺ be certificated as a Mental Health First-Aider
☺ be recognised with Medical Humanities Option (for MBBS II students)
All HKUMed undergraduate students are invited to join the programme.
The training will be delivered by qualified MHFA instructor Ms Vincci Lau from Student Wellness Team, in the format of workshop, video show, role-play, experiential exercises and group discussions, etc.
Recognised voluntary services include but not limited to:
- Let’s Talk
- Mental Health Day
- Faculty-led or self-initiated activities related to student wellness / peer support
Interested students please apply online HERE on or before 26 June 2020 (Friday). Quota is limited, first-come-first-served.
Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email and be required to submit a deposit cheque of HK$400 to the Faculty Office. The deposit will be fully refunded upon completion of the entire programme.