On the occasion of World Mental Health Day
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme conducted a workshop entitled "Mental Health in the Workplace"
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, GCMHP conducted a workshop for its staff entitled "Mental Health in the Workplace". The workshop took place at Al-Mashtal Hotel
Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of GCMHP, opened the workshop, welcoming the participants, stressing on the importance of this event to commemorate the World Mental Health Day. He also stressed on the importance of holding this workshop for GCMHP staff in order to achieve the required benefit on the professional and administrative level. Dr. Abu Jamei clarified that the workshop title was chosen in the context of the general tilte chosen by the World Health Organization on this occasion for the year 2017
The workshop was divided into two parts. The first was to divided the participants into groups of sessions on mental health in the workplace under the supervision of Ms. Rawya Hamam, Director of the Training and Research Department. While the second part was self-care exercises conducted by Ms. Enas Jouda, Head of the Training and Capacity Building Unit and Ms. Samah Mahmoud, Psychologist at GCMHP. It's worth mentioning that the workshop included many activities and exercises, including yoga, sociometry, as well as relaxation exercises, carried out by specialists of the programme