Ministry of Health and Prevention holds workshop on Counseling and Mental Health

DUBAI — The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, represented by the Hospitals Sector, has organised a workshop focused on counseling and mental health at the Training and Development Centre in Sharjah.

The workshop was attended by Dr. Mona Al Kuwari, Director of the Specialised Healthcare Department, along with a number of general practitioners and nurses working in outpatient clinics in hospitals and primary healthcare centers.

The session was aimed at raising awareness of psychiatric patients and their needs, while highlighting some of the behavioral characteristics of patients and gauging the best methods for dealing with their issues.

Al Kuwari said that the workshop was organised as part of the ministry’s efforts to strengthen services, rehabilitation efforts, and the support given to mental health patients, while working to further integrate them into society with a strategy in place that complies with the best international standards.

Source: Emirates News Agency

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