The Year of The Ox is almost upon us and to celebrate Home Kong Kitchen will be baking and serving cream teas for refugees at Refugee Union in Sai Yin Pun Sat … Continue Reading Cream Teas For Refugees!
HO HO HOme Kong Kitchen more than trebled its goal of making and distributing 100 Christmas gift socks packed with tasty treats and thoughtful gifts for our homeless friends! Thanks to YOUR … Continue Reading HO HO HOme Kong!
Wow – we are BLOWN AWAY by the incredible generosity of our rapidly expanding team of volunteers @HomeKongKitchen following the SCMP‘s article about it in last week’s Post Magazine! Hongkongers … Continue Reading Friday Night Muffin Run!
Thanks to the SCMP for publishing this short read about our Home Kong Kitchen initiative online on #World Mental Health Day and then again in Post Magazine on Sunday! We are blown away … Continue Reading Home Kong Kitchen in the SCMP!
Adam House, a US combat veteran with PTSD moved to Thailand to train as a Muay Thai instructor that helped him fight his PTSD. He’s since written a book about his … Continue Reading How Muay Thai Helped Me Fight My PTSD – Veteran Adam House
With most of our planned summer projects postponed, Mental Ideas has been on a roll and making serious dough! Thanks to the team effort of volunteer bakers Ying, Moira, Emma, Raquel, … Continue Reading Home Kong Kitchen
Mental Ideas took part in a panel discussion to mark 2019 World Mental Health Day Oct 9 with the CEOs of HSBC and Mind HK. Thanks to organizer Vincent Chow for inviting us and moderator Christina … Continue Reading Mental Ideas marks World Mental Health Day with HSBC & Mind
Sexual violence is not prejudice. It can happen to anyone, inflicting immediate and lasting damage on a person’s mental health. This collection is by no means complete, but it will … Continue Reading Art To End The Silence On Sexual Violence – Charlotte Farhan
After eight months of working on the production of this film, I am proud to share it with Mental Ideas’ creative community! The film was inspired by my belief that … Continue Reading Stigma Shatters (But Mental Health Matters) by Filmmaker Allison Combo
Thanks to Hong Kong Buzz for publishing this interview about MENTAL IDEAS! Caffeine Buzz with Sadie Kaye
Mental Ideas uses the arts and the media to engage and explain mental health in inventive ways!
Charlotte Farhan is an artist, illustrator, writer, activist and Mental Ideas Ambassador. She’s co-founder and managing director of arts organization Art Saves Lives International. She campaigns against inequality, stigma, rape … Continue Reading Mental Health Depicted Through Art – Charlotte Farhan
Art saved my life. Not figuratively, but literally. I was at the end of the road in 2010, after suffering my 4th severe breakdown. I was suicidal and told that … Continue Reading Art Saved My Life – Charlotte Farhan
Entrepreneur and restaurateur Ajay Relan is the LA-based brains behind #HashtagLunchbag, the initiative that encourages friends to get together to make and deliver lunch bags for those in need – … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Loves… Hashtag Lunchbag