Mental Health Awareness Session at Pakistan Association Dubai
As part of community health series a free mental health awareness workshop was organized at PAD on 22nd September 2018. The session was conducted by Clinical Psychologist Ms. Ira Naeem.
The session was attended by community members and their families.
The audience learned to understand what is meant by the terms mental illness and mental health, Identify the most common mental health issues and recognize some of the symptoms of the most common mental illnesses
Ms. Ira Naeem listed the risk factors that may contribute to the development of a mental health problem and discussed recovery for those experiencing mental illness. She explained some of the stereotypes and stigma associated with the term mental illness and identified ways of looking after your own mental wellbeing.
The participants appreciated such efforts and encouraged more such workshops from the PAD platform.
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