mental health

Nour Al-Safadi
Psychotherapist Hammam Farah explains that suicide attempts are a reflection of a deep desire to escape suffering, and that “understanding why there is a feeling of despair prevailing in Lebanon is not difficult, given the current political and economic situation.”
Nayla Rida
“In Syria, seeing a therapist is considered a sign that you’re crazy”. Abdulaziz wishes mental health care was less taboo, especially in the Middle East, where he explains that people need it even more because of the region’s problematic history.
Said Walfakir
“Factors of suicide overlap, pile up, accumulate and get complicated until the person who is about to commit suicide no longer recognizes the problems he was facing and complaining about, whether they were related to poverty, social hardships, diseases, bankruptcy or any other reason.”
Warde Bou Daher
People have been discussing the notion that this pandemic might have taught them a lesson in life about appreciating the blessings granted to them. Is this a possible response to trauma?
Abdallah El Mohammad- Syrian Journalist
This report documents the cases of mentally challenged Syrian girls who have been forced to have hysterectomy, for fear of pregnancy due to rape, or to avoid the troubles and pains of menstruation, which the girls are unable to deal with.
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