By Walid Abdel Salam
Thursday, October 26, 2023 09:42 AM
assigned Ministry of Health Residents have 3 special numbers to contact our Palestinian brothers to provide psychological and moral support. They can interact with the Mental Health Secretariat throughout the day to provide necessary support.
The Ministry of Health and Population said: We are happy to receive calls for support from all workers and service providers at the border from all professions through the following numbers:
(08008880700 – 0220816831 – 16328)
The Ministry of Health and Population noted that the hotline staff were qualified and upgraded through several training courses in coordination between the Emergency and Psychological Support Unit of the Secretariat of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment. The Mental Health Secretariat’s role in psychological support for male and female survivors is consistent with developments in the sector.
For his part, Dr. Manen Abdel Maqsood, Secretary General of the General Secretariat for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment, stressed the importance of psychological safety in realizing skills and abilities, dealing with the natural stresses of life and being productive. All citizens can visit the site and benefit from the various services offered by the Secretariat for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment.
Notably, the hotline team is staffed 24 hours a day by a doctor, social worker or psychologist, divided into a core team and a volunteer team.