Mental Health

All you need to know about Egypt's National Council for Mental Health competencies

Tue, 18 Apr 2023 - 12:54 GMT

In this story, et sheds the light on the process of issuing a law protecting mentally ill patients, in addition to revising the regulations of the current Mental Patient Care Law under Egypt’s National Council for Mental Health, which was formed in 2020.

5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 01:33 GMT

It’s no surprise to say that stress is a common issue for all of us that we face quite a lot and might not know how to handle. However, everyone’s battle is different and each one of us has their share of hurdles to deal with.

Accreditating mental health centers as part of Egypt's comprehensive insurance system is being studied: Official

Wed, 12 Apr 2023 - 11:19 GMT

The authority is studying the approval of providing mental health services to beneficiaries of the comprehensive health insurance system.

70K visited Egypt's first online platform for mental health and addiction

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 01:22 GMT

Dr. Hayam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said that this comes within the framework of the interest the ministry attaches to psychological support services, psychological counseling and addiction treatment, as efforts continue to educate citizens on how to obtain medical consultations for mental health, through the electronic platform.

On Int’l Women’s Day: Yes, adult women can have ADHD.

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 08:41 GMT

Read on the struggle of two women with ADHD.

Health minister highlights importance of supporting youth's effective participation in climate work

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar has stressed the importance of supporting the youth's effective participation in the climate work.

5 Therapeutic Activities That Will Make You Feel Good Instantly

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 04:29 GMT

These activities will just shift your mood into happy vibes the moment you start.

49K people visited Egypt's 1st digital platform for mental health services

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 07:54 GMT

A total of 49,000 people visited the national electronic platform for mental health services and addiction treatment, which is considered the first of its kind in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Discussed: Competencies of Egypt's Law for Care of Mentally ill patients

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt's Law for the Care of the Mentally ill Patient defines the competencies of the Patients’ Rights Care Committee, and stipulates that this committee is responsible for looking after the rights stipulated in this law.

Egypt launches 1st platform in Eastern Mediterranean for mental health, addiction treatment services

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday launching the first national electronic platform in Egypt for mental health services and addiction treatment free of charge.

Do You Check in with Yourself? 20 Self-Care Rituals to Practice Every Day

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 05:35 GMT

hen was the last time you slowed down the pace of your life and paused to check in with yourself?

Egypt records over 2.5K suicide cases in 2021

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 11:33 GMT

The National Council for Criminal and Social Research recommended a number of measures to reduce that phenomenon.

New Year’s Social Media Detox

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 04:05 GMT

If you want to give yourself a little break from social media this one is for you

Egypt organizes cycling marathon to spread awareness on adolescent mental health

Fri, 27 Aug 2021 - 08:14 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced the launch of a cycling marathon this Friday morning as part of spreading awareness on mental health concepts among adolescents, coinciding with the start of the year of adolescent mental 2021/2022.

Egypt country with positive Mental Health Initiatives for Women: World Bank Report

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 12:58 GMT

Al-Mashat noted that while the world was taken aback by the COVID-19 pandemic’s health and global economic crisis, many households around the world struggled financially and this was coupled with health anxieties creating increased mental stress.

34 officials of Khanka Hospital to be tried over death of 10 patients

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 10:57 GMT

A total of 34 officials of Khanka Mental Health Hospital were referred Tuesday, Oct. 30 to an urgent trial for dereliction of duty that led to the death of 10 patients.

Facebook, Instagram announce new time limit tool

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 10:21 GMT

Both these tools can be accessed via settings; ‘Your Time on Facebook’ for Facebook and ‘Your Activity’ for Instagram.

25% of Egyptians suffer from mental health issues: survey

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 05:57 GMT

The study showed the prevalence of anxiety and depression disorders.

Family decision-makers in medical crises benefit from emotional support

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Family members may be less traumatized and make better decisions when they receive support from healthcare workers, a study suggests.

‘Star Wars’ lead actress warns social media is bad for mental health

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 02:46 GMT

English actress Daisy Ridley, who portrays Rey in the new “Star Wars” trilogy, has openly discussed her skepticism of social media.