On World Mental Health Day, SABIC honors winners of its annual Mental Health Award
In line with its social responsibility strategy and programs to promote health and well-being, SABIC honored the winners of the SABIC National Award for Mental Health Promotion on World Mental Health Day at its headquarters in Riyadh.
The SABIC award, facilitated in partnership with the National Committee for Mental Health Promotion, aims to contribute to a healthy society and good mental health and achieve a better life for our community. This is done through four focus areas: Awareness and Education Programs, Community Initiatives, Rapid Response to COVID impacts, Scientific Production and Research on Pandemic implications.
“The award is part of our contribution to achieving Vision 2030 goals for a safe life and ensuring better health for future generations. Through our social responsibility strategy and programs in the field of health, we continue to support all efforts to achieve our mission – Together for Healthy and Prosperous Societies,” said Faisal Al-Bahair, VP, Corporate Affairs.
Dr. Abdel Hamid Al Habib, General Supervisor of the National Center for Mental Health Promotion, said the SABIC Award aims to support and encourage creativity and initiatives to promote mental health and motivate government and private agencies to improve the level of services and spread best practices and experiences at the national level. He added that the award seeks to encourage a spirit of competition among mental health professionals and service providers and honor individuals and entities that support mental health promotion programs.
The SABIC National Award for Mental Health Promotion is the company’s contribution to achieving the Vibrant Society theme of Saudi Vision 2030 and aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
SABIC has implemented a set of social programs and initiatives taking into consideration human health’s physical and psychological aspects, promoting preventive behavior and raising the level of health awareness in the community.