(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Polly Hui
Teachers in Hong Kong are facing a mental health crisis, with one in four suffering from at least one of two serious psychological disorders and many feeling suicidal, researchers have found.
The findings have prompted calls for the government to take action to improve the teaching environment and provide medical help for teachers with the disorders.
The government insists support systems are adequate.
A fifth of the 2,004 teachers surveyed by Chinese University showed consistent symptoms of depression, including insomnia, fatigue, loss of interest in many activities and difficulty …