Kuwait Center for Mental Health receives 6,000 patients a month
Kuwait Center for Mental Health receives an average of 6,000 patients per month, the Director of Al-Sabah Medical District, Dr. Ahmed Al-Shatti said. He was speaking on the celebration of World Mental Health Day, under the title “Mental health care for all, to make this slogan a reality”.
Seeking the professional help for those who need such care in mental health area is not a stigma. One out of every five may suffer from some form of mental disorder, Al-Shatti added.
There is no local statistics about the effect of Corona pandemic on the mental health of people, however the global statistics Indicates an increase during a pandemic, the Head of the Psychiatry Department at the Kuwait Center for Mental Health, Dr. Ammar Al-Sayegh, said.