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Mental health issues are common in every society. In Lebanon, one in four people will experience a mental health problem throughout their lives. We just don’t hear about them as much as other illnesses, because the topic is still a taboo. Some also choose to suffer in silence. But we believe no one should.

We are trying to get the conversation going, get people to speak up, and make sure anyone suffering from negative thoughts, anxiety, depression or even low self-esteem can get the right support they need.

Browse this section to learn more about mental health.

Some warning signs to look out for include

Thinking Of Harming Yourself

Talking About Wanting To Kill Yourself Or Obsessing About Death

Feeling Hopeless Or That You Have No Purpose


Feeling That You Have No One To Talk To, Leading To Thoughts Of Loneliness

Increasing Dependency Of Any Substance, Whether Alcohol Or Drugs

Reacting To A Major Life Incident Or Trauma In An Exaggerated / Different Way


Suffering From A Recent Loss (Whether Loved One, Job etc.)

Being Unable To Carry Out Daily Tasks, Such As Going To Work Or Getting Out Of Bed

Sleeping For Extended Period Of Time, Or Not At All


Sharing A Note, Post Or Message About Wanting To Self-Harm

Showing Signs Of Extreme Rage, Or Mood Swings


Safe Space

Books

The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth, Eckhart Tolle

The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch

The Road Less Travelled, M. Scott Peck

Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman

The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg

Sahlab – Ziad Kaj

Videos

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