Ha says that depression has a disparate impact on low-income youth.
Young Koreans are looking to democratise social spaces credit: Getty Images.
But change also appears to be happening organically.
And a number of projects and businesses are springing up to support this.
Young Koreans, many experiencing similar disillusionment, are pushing back against conventional ideas about professional success and social responsibilities.
Always with Me
Young Koreans are looking to democratise social spaces credit: Getty Images. Kim Ri-Oh was working as a photojournalist at a magazine in Seoul when the mental stress of being the most junior employee brought her to a breaking point. And a number of projects and businesses are springing up to support this. The floor and walls are a warm shade of mahogany and upon entering, visitors are greeted by the concierge. In any case, young Koreans understand that suffering is no longer a prerequisite for success. Instead of simply enduring, they are becoming the authors of their own story. Something that is small but wholly yours.