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01/06/2011

Mental illness in Hong Kong has long remained hidden, a combination of shame, stigma and denial. But as Claudia Hammond reports, demand for care is now outstripping demand.

For years, the reality of mental illness in Hong Kong has remained hidden - a combination of shame, stigma and denial.

In the first of two special programmes, Claudia Hammond hears from those who have experienced mental distress about the discrimination they suffer, and talks to mental health campaigners and professionals about the urgent need to expand and modernise the mental health care.

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Sun 5 Jun 2011 23:32GMT

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