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China’s widely reviled urban management officers, chengguan, get access to stress relief with a new counseling service in Nanjing

3 weeks ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hina's first Psychological Crisis Intervention Center for Chengguan opened in Nanjing days after an officer – one of the more than a million in the nation – was stabbed to death by a street vendor. "We’re more stressed than anyone can imagine," said one. "We’re cursed, even when we do exactly as the laws and regulations require."
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.