|Dear friends and supporters of UK Palestine Mental Health Network,|
Here are details of the launch of an extraordinary, new, illustrated storybook:
Get to Know Us!
Our Lives with Mental Illness in the Palestinian Community
Book Launch in English:
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 @ 11am UK / 1pm Palestine
Click here to register for this meeting in English.
Book Launch in Arabic:
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 @ 11am UK/ 1pm Palestine
Click here to register for this meeting in Arabic.
The book explores the difficulties and limited opportunities for people with mental illness to live and participate in their communities with chapters focusing on the notions of community, life with mental illness, equity, spare time, and the rights to medication and work.
It is fully co-produced by people with severe mental illness, with researchers from Birzeit University (Suzan Mitwalli, Dr. Yoke Rabaia), King’s College London (Prof. Hanna Kienzler) and staff of the Palestinian Counseling Center. Illustrations by the noted Palestinian artist Amer Shomali.
A PDF copy of the book (Arabic and English) as well as audio recordings (Arabic) of all the chapters are freely available to you on this website: https://www.get-to-know-us.com
If you have questions, please get in touch with Suzan Mitwalli at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also ask for hardcopies of the book:
If you are based in Palestine, please contact Suzan Mitwalli from the Institute of Public and Community Health – Birzeit University.
If you are based outside Palestine and would like English copies, please contact Hanna Kienzler from King’s College: email@example.com