(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Supreme Council of Health, together with the Public Health Department and the national mental health implementation team hosted a planning workshop on mental health promotion and prevention at Sharq Village.
Over 80 representatives shared ideas on how to implement objectives of the recently launched Qatar National Mental Health Strategy.
There was strong engagement and collaboration across sectors, including healthcare providers, ministries, schools, universities,and non-governmental organisations.
Participants discussed mental health messages, communications, campaigns and information resources, promotion and prevention programmes in priority settings and target groups.
Feedback from the workshop will help in the development of a national action plan for mental health promotion and prevention.
The action plan will outline the role of key organisations in Qatar in supporting implementation of education and prevention initiatives