Sense of anger, frustration and hopelessness growing among distressed HK youth: Experts

Protesters in Hennessy Road, near Hong Kong's police headquarters, during the annual pro-democracy march on July 1, 2019. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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HONG KONG - After weeks of protests, anger and frustration among young protesters in Hong Kong are reaching a tipping point and driving many of them to despair, say mental health experts.

The mounting sense that the government is ignoring protesters and their demands is driving many to take extreme actions.

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