In February 2019, Embrace in collaboration with Humans Without Borders NGO, launched a crowdfunding campaign to collect funds to contribute to making the Embrace Lifeline available 24/7 in 2020. Marwa Awad, executive board member at Embrace and also cofounder of Humans Without Borders, took on the challenge of running the Beirut Saradar Women’s Race in March 2019 with the cause of Embrace in mind …..
Embrace launched the Embrace Lifeline, the first Emotional Support and Suicide Prevention Helpline in Lebanon and the MENA region. The Helpline campaign “Talking saves lives” (الحكي بطول العمر””) was launched at Embrace’s fundraising Gala Dinner, held on September 12, 2017 in the presence of hundreds of dignitaries and supporters of the cause. The aim of the campaign is to ignite the conversation around suicide and encourage the Lebanese community to start talking about suicide, break the silence around this societal taboo and send their messages of support to those ….
On Feb 15, 2016 Embrace launched the first coffee cup awareness campaign in Lebanon, targeting university students and the local community in Hamra, Beirut. 20,000 cups holding the awareness messages of the #fekkoel3e2de campaign were distributed to over 32 vendors on Bliss Street and Hamra area. The campaign aimed ….
“Akeed ra7 fee2” national awareness campaign for Suicide Prevention was launched by Embrace and the Department of Psychiatry at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) under the patronage of the former Ministry of Public Health and in the presence of his Excellency former Minister Wael Abu Faour. A press conference was held….
Upon its launching on October 10th, 2013 Embrace Fund launched the first large-scale nationwide media-driven campaign in Lebanon entitled “Fekko el 3e2de” to address society’s attitude and stigma towards mental illness and to engage patients, families, healthcare providers, lawmakers and governmental agencies in a constructive dialogue around mental….