The press conference was held beneath the patronage of H H Sayyida Basma al Said, mental well being activist and founder of the Whispers of Serenity Clinic. The list of speakers at the occasion will be announced at a later stage, nonetheless it will be an intriguing mix of speakers from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Arab globe, the organisers mentioned.
“Our aim is to highlight topics that are linked with mental health, such as depression, loss, fear, divorce, bullying, stress, anxiety, surviving cancer and others,” mentioned Sayyida Basma.
She added, “The Not Alone initiative’s volunteers have been working day in and day out to bring inspirational events to Oman. In the past they have brought in speakers of different ethnic backgrounds who have shared their stories set in different situations and in different countries across the globe. Sayyida Basma explained how the latest edition of the Not Alone stories will be the biggest such event by far featuring celebrities who will come and share their inspiring stories to motivate listeners and bring a wave of change to their daily lives to help them deal with unwanted stresses or pressures they might be facing in their lives.”
The two-day occasion will take spot from 9am to 4pm and will have an entry charge of RO40. Ticket sales will commence quickly and folks are encouraged to adhere to @notaloneoman on Instagram for updates. The Not Alone awareness initiative was launched in 2014 by Sayyida Basma. It is aimed at decreasing social stigma about mental well being problems.
The initiative has carried out different awareness campaigns such as a quick video clip featuring a host of renowned personalities, an awareness walkathon, a mental well being convoy for six months in six various governorates, and an artistic talent show which showcased numerous types of expression such as quick stories, poetry, sculpting, music and style.
The slogan of this newest occasion is ‘Not Alone Stories, my Secret to Change’, exactly where audiences will get to hear actual-globe examples of achievement stories emerging from challenging circumstances.
Information Source: Muscat Daily