Gulf Times - mental-health
Volunteers highlight importance of mental health

Volunteers highlight importance of mental health

Amid the current Covid-19 quarantine situation in Qatar, there is one initiative that allows workers who have been quarantined to virtually interact with someone, speak in their native language and share their anxieties.

Qatar provides significant mental health support during Covid-19

Qatar provides significant mental health support during Covid-19

Qatar has provided very strong mental health support for the community right from the early days of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country ...

Mental health support is critical for frontline Covid-19 workers: QF webinar

Mental health support is critical for frontline Covid-19 workers: QF webinar

Mental health support for those in the frontline of treating Covid-19 patients will be “critical” both during and after the pandemic, according to a health expert who has seen first-hand the toll that disease ...

WHO official advocates for mental health inclusion in Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO official advocates for mental health inclusion in Covid-19 recovery plan

Mental health should be a major component of the recovery plan from the Covid-19 pandemic for world governments, a senior official from World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted.

JCI accreditation a seal of recognition for HMC's mental health, dental

JCI accreditation a seal of recognition for HMC's mental health, dental

The accreditation of Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) mental health and dental services will help assure patients that care provided at its facilities is of high quality, compassionate, and safe ...

Qatari youngsters scale Mount Elbrus to raise mental health awareness

Qatari youngsters scale Mount Elbrus to raise mental health awareness

A group of young Qataris have climbed Mount Elbrus in Russia, Europe’s highest mountain at 5,600m of altitude to raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing.

Project to study mental health of Arab immigrants

Project to study mental health of Arab immigrants

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, launched on Tuesday a research project designed to study the mental health ...

WISH announces new study into anxiety and depression

WISH announces new study into anxiety and depression

The report was announced at a WISH event at the University of Oxford’s Harris Manchester College recently by Paul Farmer, chair of the WISH Anxiety and Depression Research Group.

HMC seeks to expand mental health services

HMC seeks to expand mental health services

HMC’s mental healthcare hospital facilities have undergone improvements in the last year, including facility and service expansions and refurbishments.

Yoga 'a durable remedy for mental ailments'

Yoga 'a durable remedy for mental ailments'

Prakash Thapa teaches yoga at the Nepalese embassy in Doha to a group of around 50 people every Friday. Community caught up with the yoga teacher recently.

Depression second common mental health condition in Qatar

Depression second common mental health condition in Qatar

Depression is the second most common mental health condition in Qatar, an official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said. However, the prevalence of depression in the country ...

Sidra opens women’s perinatal mental healthcare clinic

Sidra opens women’s perinatal mental healthcare clinic

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has launched Qatar’s first Women’s Perinatal Mental Healthcare Clinic, which will provide essential mental health support and treatment for women.