Campaign successfully funded on: 30 Nov,2018
If you had the chance to help someone with a mental illness, how many people would you help?
One? Two? Forty two?
How about #onemore?
People in Lebanon sometimes don’t even know they can seek treatment for their mood disorder, their eating disorder, personality disorder or even stress- and so they suffer in silence.
That’s why we want to bring attention to mental health: it is #onemore health care that should be a basic right within our society.
That’s why IDRAAC is participating in the Beirut Marathon, to spread awareness about mental health.
That’s why it’s important for us to have your #onemore support.
Dr. Georges Karam, a psychiatrist who founded IDRAAC, is running the 42 kilometer race on 11 November 2018: he wants to raise money to treat over 1,000 people who can’t afford mental health care.
1 in 4 Lebanese will have a mental illness during their lifetime.
1 in 6 will have anxiety.
1 in 8 will have depression.
1 in 20 will seriously consider suicide.
However, only 1 out of 10 will get treated.
You can help #onemore person get treated, you can talk about it #onemore time, and you can run with us at the Beirut Marathon.
By choosing to help IDRAAC, you are #onemore reason for someone to get better.
You are helping someone with a mental disorder, giving them #onemore chance at a normal life.
Talk about it #onemore time, share it with #onemore friend, help #onemore.
If you have any questions about mental health disorders, or you know someone who needs treatment, don't hesitate to contact IDRAAC on 76 10 05 76 or email@example.com
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IDRAAC (Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care) is the first Lebanese NGO dedicated to mental health awareness, research and community service that helps children, adults, elderly, and at risk populations. Founded in 1997, it was officially registered on…Full biography