Vision

People with mental illness will be empowered to seek and access appropriate care. 

Mission

To ensure people with mental illness are respected, empowered, and able to access appropriate care without the constraints of lack of knowledge, shame or limited resources. 

We strive to achieve our mission by focusing on positive representation, supportive community programs, alliances with policymakers and financial assistance. 

Core Values

  • Respect and Integrity: To consider people with mental illness worthy of high regard and adhere to moral and ethical principles in pursuing Embrace's vision
  • Compassion: To understand another person's condition from their perspective and strive to respond to their needs
  • Inclusiveness: To always include patient advocates or their family members in decision making and implementation of strategic goals
  • Accountability: To acknowledge and assume responsibility for actions and decisions across all members of the organization
  • Collaboration: To seek partners and promote our goals rather than our group

Strategic Goals

  • To reduce the suffering of patients and their families and prevent the disabling consequences resulting from untreated mental illnesses
  • To increase public awareness of mental health issues
  • To advocate for the support of mental health at all levels of policymaking
  • To ensure that individuals suffering from mental illnesses in Lebanon have access to psychiatric and psychological care

Target Audience and Services

Individuals with mental illness:   National Suicide Prevention Helpline, Awareness Campaigns, “Into the Dawn” annual suicide memorial walk, financial assistance, support groups, outreach activities, social enterprise
 

 
  Local Community Awareness campaigns, “Into the Dawn” annual suicide memorial walk, financial assistance, support groups, outreach activities, Embrace Art Exhibition
 
  
Institution Lobbying for financial parity
 
 
  Cultural and Legal Community Media advisory services, patient advocate presentation of the Mental Health Law in Lebanon