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Mental Health and Well-Being

As a response to the increase in mental health challenges throughout the world, The Mental Health Wellbeing Initiative at AUC aims to ensure that our University has the culture and mechanism needed to address the challenges.

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Upcoming Events

Mental Health Wellness Taskforce

The Task Force  evaluates AUC's current environment in terms of mental health and offering recommendations for improving services and policies, destigmatizing mental health concerns and strengthening intercommunity support.

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Mental Health Stories

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A Comic Book, A Serious Subject: Alumna Haidy Helmy Reflects on Senior Project

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” is an oft-repeated adage that shines through the work of Haidy Helmy ‘20. The young artist is harnessing the power of illustration to raise awareness and foster a dialogue about mental health issues in an intuitive and engaging format, avoiding the uneasiness that is often associated with such subjects.

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Community Wellness and Mini-Marathon Day

The American University in Cairo celebrated all dimensions of wellness. Faculty, staff and students took part in the Community Wellness and Mini-Marathon Day, which celebrated mental health awareness on campus, a fun day of activities, giveaways and awards!

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AUC's Mental Health Wellness Taskforce is Starting Conversations to Stop Stigma

As Mental Health Awareness week kicks off at AUC, activities, class visits and discussions with experts on mental health and well-being are happening across campus. Later this month, there will be a community wellness day and mini-marathon at the University. But it doesn’t stop there. AUC’s Mental Health Wellness Taskforce, launched under the University’s Mental Health and Well-Being Initiative, is just getting started.

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AUC, WHO Leadership in Mental Health Program Boosts Well-being Across Mediterranean Region

The same year she was appointed director of the mental health unit at Palestine’s Ministry of Health, Samah Jabr took part in the Leadership in Mental Health, Eastern Mediterranean Region (LMH) training program at AUC. Years later, Jabr reflects on what the course enabled her to do.

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GET THE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT YOU NEED

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Who to Contact?

For Faculty and Staff

Psychological Counseling Services and Training Center
t 012.02770301
psychcounseling@aucegypt.edu

Office of Medical Services
medicalserv@aucegypt.edu