October 17, 2021

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Abu Dhabi promotes mental health through the “Response” line

Abu Dhabi promotes mental health through the “Response” line

Dr. Pushra Al Mulla: This initiative includes experts who can help promote a positive outlook on life
Amniad Al-Hajri: Mental health is an integral part of public health

The Department of Community Development in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with the Department of Health, the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health and the Abu Dhabi Health Services Agency “Seha” has announced that it will provide psychological support services to people suffering from various psychological stressors. , Through the “Response” line of the Medical Activity Command Center in the health sector. Abu Dhabi.
Through direct contact with a team of licensed psychiatrists, it comes within the framework of its continued interest in providing the necessary support in the field of mental development to various sections and groups of the community.
His Excellency Dr. Pushra Al Mulla, Managing Director, Department of Community Development, Department of Community Development, said that the Department continues to strengthen its efforts towards the implementation of initiatives and services, in collaboration with its strategic partners. The project comes with the financial support of the Community Contribution Commission to cope optimally with the needs of the community and its members, and through the Community Contribution Fund raised during the “We Are Together” program.
Al-Mulla Community Development Department seeks to encourage individuals to contact the hotline without hesitation or concern, especially if the information is completely confidential and confidential through multiple languages, including Arabic, English, Hindi, French, Malayalam and Tamil. , By ensuring that different sections of the community benefit from this initiative, by supporting their mental health to return to normal, providing them with the right psychological guidance and protection, and hopefully providing the change they need to return to life.
The move comes in collaboration with a “response line” that addresses challenges and minimizes their moral consequences, which will be a link between psychologists and community members, anxiety, tension, emotions, stress and other psychology. Provide them with high-quality and quality advice on how to deal with disorders of all ages in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, how to raise awareness about mental health, how to cope with difficulties, how to cope with stress and psychological disorders, how to cope with various stressors and psychological disorders Teaching.

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For his part, His Excellency Dr. Omniat Al Hajri, Managing Director of the Community Health Department at the Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health, praised the efforts and psychological support provided by the respondents, adding: At the same time, global research on public health indicates the potential for persistent psychological effects on contracted individuals. Govt 19 or those who are negatively affected by health or social or both. In the early stages of the Psychological Support Response Program, we outsourced this service to individuals within psychologically vulnerable groups.
His Excellency added: The development of a response line that includes counseling and psychological support services is a clear indication of the leadership’s belief that mental health is an integral part of public health, so this line continues the efforts of public health and partners to integrate mental health with physical health to reduce the stigma associated with mental health problems.
It is noteworthy that the Etapa Call Center of the Medical Operations Command Center in Abu Dhabi Healthcare offers its services when calling from outside the toll-free number 8001717 or 009718001717 in both Arabic and English at any time. The UAE, and the Response Tax Call Center handles and responds to all inquiries related to mental health services.