I read on the paper that Kuwait has opened a public mental health clinic in each area to provide psychological consultancy and help for anyone who needs it. It’s good to know that stigma associated with mental illnesses in Kuwait is reducing, anyone can go through extreme emotional traumas where he/she needs help from a specialist to re-gain stability, life can be really tough and stressful sometimes.
Sadly, this was not the case in Kuwait, most were scared to ask for help lest of being accused of “madness” and prefer to suffer in silence, some even prefer to be treated as “being haunted” to escape the stigma. I hope that even major companies start to provide mental health support for their employees.
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