Al-Masarrah Organizes Mental Health Awareness Workshop
Al-Masarrah Organizes Mental Health Awareness Workshop1/8/2017
The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Nursing Department in Al-Masarrah Hospital organized today (Tuesday) at the Hospital a workshop titled "Promoting & Support Community Education to Raise Mental Health Awareness" under the patronage of Janab Al Sayyida Basma bint Fakhri Al Said.
The workshop aimed to familiarize the medical staff, mental health nurses and nursing students on psychological disorders.
Abeer Ahmed, a senior nurse in Al-Masarrah Hospital, stated that this workshop aims to provide an effective mean in transmitting information related to psychological disorders, drug abuse and developmental disabilities. In addition to improving the community understanding of patients with mental illness.
The workshop discussed various mental health issues, programs and services available in the Sultanate including mental care programs for elderly, adults and children, as well as rehabilitation programs for drug control and raising the awareness of community mental health.