Your Mind Matters The 2013-2018 Qatar National Mental Health Strategy (QNMHS) Changing Minds, Changing Lives launched under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, has been a driver for significant improvements in mental health services in Qatar. Its four overarching strategic objectives aligned to the WHO Global Mental Health Action Plan (2013-2022) has provided a strong foundation for continuing the transformation of the mental health system across the country. The Strategy focused on four specific objectives: mental health promotion and prevention provision of comprehensive and integrated services strengthening of mental health leadership and governance improvement of information systems, research, and evidence-based practice These objectives will remain central to our plans and will drive our initiatives over the next few years. As we move forward to ensure alignment with the Qatar National Health Strategy 2018-2022 and Qatar’s Public Health Strategy 2017-2022, the QNMHS will transition into the Mental Health Strategic Framework 2018-2022. The MHSF will be the key implementation mechanism to ensure mental health continues to see further improvements in the system over the next five years. Demonstrating strong collaboration and integration with our key stakeholders.