Support Services for Mental Health Conditions

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Safeguarding Mental Health: Support Systems at Al-Quds University

At Al-Quds University, we understand that academic life can be demanding, and we take mental health seriously. We recognize its crucial role in overall wellbeing, which is why we have integrated mental health support into our health services for both staff and students.

We have a dedicated counseling center with professionally trained therapists who are available to assist with a variety of issues that can affect mental health. The counselors are trained to handle a range of situations – from academic stress and anxiety, depression, to more complex mental health conditions. The counseling center offers one-on-one sessions, group therapy, and workshops on various aspects of mental health.

In addition, our staff benefits from an Employee Assistance Program, which offers confidential psychological support, helping them to manage personal and professional challenges that may impact their work performance, health, and wellbeing.

We have also fostered partnerships with local mental health organizations. These partnerships enhance our capacity to address mental health concerns and extend our reach beyond the confines of the campus.

Furthermore, we are keen on fostering a supportive community that prioritizes mental health. We conduct regular educational campaigns on mental health issues, debunking myths, and promoting an environment of understanding and empathy. We firmly believe in equipping our students and staff with the resources they need to take care of their mental health.

At Al-Quds University, we are committed to promoting an environment that supports mental health, as we understand it’s not just about academic success, but the overall wellbeing of our community.

Al-Quds University is acutely aware of the mental health needs of its students and staff. Recognizing the role mental wellbeing plays in personal and academic success, we’ve developed a suite of services to promote mental health.

  1. On-Campus Counseling Center: Our Counseling Center is staffed with professionally trained therapists available to students and staff. They offer personalized sessions, addressing issues from academic stress to more severe psychological conditions.
  2. Group Therapy Sessions: Alongside individual therapy, our center provides group therapy sessions, facilitating an environment of shared understanding, companionship, and mutual healing.
  3. Wellbeing Workshops: We regularly organize workshops focusing on mental health topics, like stress management, anxiety reduction, and building resilience.
  4. Employee Assistance Program: Staff members can access for confidential psychological support, helping them navigate personal and professional challenges.
  5. Mental Health Education and Advocacy: We run educational campaigns aimed at debunking mental health myths and reducing stigma. These initiatives foster an understanding and empathetic campus culture.
  6. Partnerships with Local Mental Health Organizations: Collaborations with local organizations extend our mental health services reach and ensure specialized support when needed.
  7. Online Mental Health Resources: Our online resources are always available, providing self-help tips, mental health education, and guidance for seeking further help.

These services reflect Al-Quds University’s commitment to mental health, demonstrating our dedication to the holistic wellbeing of our students and staff.

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