National helplines to support mental health
Numerous UAE residents live far away from their families, making many of them face psychological pressure and anxiety especially since the majority is avoiding travel this summer due to COVID19. Various UAE institutions insist that members of the society are not alone, including:
1) The National program for Health and Wellbeing provides a toll free support line: 800-4673 (Hope)
2) The Ministry of Health and Prevention provides a line for counseling and support for cases of anxiety and stress: 045192519
3) The Department of Community Development in Abu Dhabi has a special hotline to support workers: 800 937292
All in collaboration with National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority with the aim to enhance safety and ensure an ideal mental health environment.