Somalia remains severely underserved in terms of mental health services (Ibrahim et al. 2022) and had one of the highest prevalence of mental health problems in the world with one-third of Somalis afflicted with some form of psychological disorder (WHO, 2010).
Studying at Abrar University is an exciting and challenging time and looking after your well-being is crucial for making your university experience a positive one. We are committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of our students and we want you to know that a range of support is available to you, should you need it.
Counselling can help you understand these issues and suggest strategies for dealing with your feelings, and the service is confidential and free to access.
Studying is likely to bring a number of changes to your life. It can be enjoyable and interesting, but it can also be challenging. Coping with new challenges can have an impact on your mental health, but there are lots of things that you can do to make your time as a student easier and more enjoyable.
Many students struggle with stress, anxiety, low mood and other mental health problems and we are here to support you. For appointments and questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be seen by the duty doctor or one of our experienced mental health practitioners.