November 30, 2021

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“Gulf Health”: launches a mental health campaign for adolescents

Today, the Gulf Health Council launched an awareness campaign under the slogan “Mental Health Yabilha” and will last for three months, as part of the “For You and Life” initiatives, with the aim of increasing awareness of the causes and symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression in adolescents, promoting mental health among adolescents in the Gulf countries, and emphasizing the The importance of consulting a mental health specialist if needed, as a number of awareness products will be published through the council’s accounts on all social media platforms.

The campaign focuses on several health topics, including: increasing adolescents’ awareness of how to deal with stress and psychological symptoms, improving society’s orientation towards mental illnesses and obtaining the necessary care, facilitating access to specialized mental health services for adolescents available in the Gulf countries, in addition to supporting parents with effective communication skills with their adolescent children, and providing enabling tools to enhance dealing with stress, psychological symptoms and others.

This campaign comes as a continuation of the efforts of the Gulf Health Council to educate all members of society in the GCC countries of all categories and segments of the importance of adopting healthy healthy lifestyles based on scientific foundations in order to preserve their health and safety and to prevent them from contracting diseases.