Expat champions mental health awareness after Dubai dads group ‘saved his life’

SourceArabian Business
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

An expat from the UK, whose life was saved after posting a message on Facebook group British Dads Dubai, has spoken of the need for people to talk more about mental health issues, particularly during the current coronavirus crisis. Chris Haill, from London, moved to Dubai in 2013, but a combination of depression and mental health problems, which he had experienced many years previous while living in England, saw his life slowly unravel and spiral out of control. “The one thing about depression is you always think the next day you’ll wake up and everything will be alright and it isn’t, it just gets progressively worse,” he told Arabian Business. The Lighthouse Arabia has revealed five years' worth of work to tackle mental health issues in the Middle East has been completed in ...read more...