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April 5, 2020

Hi CandleXers! A couple of weeks ago, we posted a video entry with David, a long-term friend of CandleX founder Xiaojie Qin and a participant of a mental health peer support group. Since the video was filmed, he has sadly passed away. This week, we are sharing a new vi...

April 5, 2020

Hi CandleXers! Thanks for the great feedback on our “letters to parents” series, in which we’ve been asking teenage Beijingers to write the letter to their parents they have always wanted to write. These anonymous letters are all written by teens that are either still...

March 16, 2020

Last year we published a video interview with David, a Washington participant in a mental health peer support group. The coronavirus outbreak in Beijing has meant that much of our peer support has been remote over the last few weeks, but CandleX is still committed to p...

March 8, 2020

This week, we’re sharing this letter of a high school student Mary, who has written about her mental health issues with her parents. If you would like to contribute writing or get involved, let us know in the comments, on WeChat or email. We would especially like to he...

March 3, 2020

Hi CandleXers! Here’s the second in our “Letter to my parents” series written by highschoolers in Beijing – the letters they have always wanted to write. We hope you find it interesting. If you want to contribute to the CandleX Wechat account, just let us know in the c...