On The Occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day, 4 years’ worth of lessons on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in Lebanon

13 September, 2021 | NEWS
On The Occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day, 4 years’ worth of lessons on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in Lebanon
When #Embrace launched the National Suicide Prevention Hotline for Lebanon in collaboration with the National Mental Health Program 4 years ago, we were never sure how far or how well it would be received in a country like Lebanon who had only recently started to talk about mental health, and whose Health Ministry had only recently launched a program dedicated to mental health.

We however knew a few things.

We knew that Suicide was an unseen and overlooked public health problem that has never been addressed in our country
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