Round Table Discussion: Media, Ethics and Mental Health


Moderator: Leyla Akoury Dirani,PhD

Guests: Thalia Arawi, PhD, Sami Richa, MD, Ms. Nada Merhe, Ms. Samia Nakhoul, and Ms. Riwa Al Atrash 

Mental health topics and mental illnesses descriptions and treatments are increasingly easily accessible to the large public though all media channels, being TV, social media, press, billboards. The aim of this round table discussion is to open the conversation about the opportunities and the ethical challenges this amazing tool presents. Sequences of movies and news bulletins will be projected, followed by the comments of our guests.