Mental Health and Psychosocial Support: "I Can, and I Will" Event - Naseej Center, Hama

For all those with the most beautiful smile and greatest courage, and on the occasion of the International Day for Cancer Patients, the Syrian Society for Social Development team, in cooperation with UNHCR, carried out an event entitled "I Can, and I Will”, within the MH and PSS programmes in Naseej Al-Balad Center, Hama.

The event aimed to increase the awareness of women and men about cancer, its symptoms, and the importance of early detection. Also, light was shed on the psychological problems faced by patients, and how to provide them with the appropriate psychological support.

In addition, a health and psychological awareness session was implemented, and cancer patients who recovered shared their experiences. Furthermore, they sent motivating messages to other patients, such as: "Your smiles are beautiful, and incorporate new hope! With a strong will, you will all beat cancer. We learn how to be strong from you!”

The event concluded by thanking the attendees. Also, the beneficiaries said: “You have illuminated our hearts!”