Week 41: Mental Health Online Gathering

Week 41: Mental Health Online Gathering

You can find the 2021 gathering here.

On October 11 we looked at the mental health crisis and needs in Palestine. We were joined by Dr. Yoad Ghanadry-Hakim of the Palestinian Counseling Center.

More about our guests:

Dr. Yoad Ghanadry Hakim is a  clinical psychologist & social activist,  professional supervisor at the Palestinian Counseling center, head of the Arab Psychological Union in Israel, and an establishing and board  member of the Palestinian Global Mental Health Network.

You can find the Palestinian Counseling Center on their website https://www.pcc-jer.org/en and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PalestinianCounselingCenter/ 
You can find the Palestinian Global Mental Health Network at https://www.pgmhn.org. They are on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/palestinegmhn

Activism Time

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From the Presentation/Chat

Here’s an article about the Shuafat camp that she mentioned: https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/israel-palestine-jerusalem-shuafat-refugee-camp-under-siege

Here’s an update on Ahmad Manasra from early September: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/1/israeli-court-refuses-to-release-prisoner-ahmad-manasra I’m looking for more recent updates.

The PGMHN campaign: https://www.pgmhn.org/announcement/freeahmadmanasra-campaign 

And here specifically is the petition for his release: https://www.change.org/p/freeahmadmanasra 
Rayyan Suleiman: https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/us-calls-probe-7-year-old-palestinian-boys-death-2022-09-29/