The primary purpose of this study is to develop recommendations for improving mental health services in Saudi Arabia by identifying the important keys in promoting to reduce stigmatization and improve awareness of mental health problems among people with mental health problems and facilitate the use of mental health services. This research ‘Phenomenological’ approach. A methodological strategy was devised, via the use of a qualitative approach applied and data was collected from one focus group discussion at University hospital in Riyadh city, S.A., including a total of five health care professionals, in mental health professions. A one-hour focus group discussion was the method of data collection. Data was analysed using Nvivi.10 thematic content analysis. Semi structured interviews were completed with nurses in mental health-care professionals. Content analysis identified major themes. Data analysis identified five main themes that the findings taken from the feedback of participants regarding their thoughts on how to combat a mental health problems stigma to access to mental health care and how mental health care is delivered to them. They were: is consistent with the theme of (a) Community (b) Education (c) Media (d) Mental health care services, and (e) government support.
Seham Alyousef has completed her PhD from Salford University in Manchester/UK, 2017. Assistant Professor in Mental Health Nursing at King Saud University in Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia. Published more than four papers in reputed conferences and journal, has been Head of Commission Training of undergraduate and Interns Students; Head of preparation stimulation lab of nursing training KSU, Member of the Audit Committee and the investigation
in King Abdullah Institute for Cultural Studies Graduate; Member of the core competency and the nursing program objectives KSU 2011- 2012; Member of the evaluation committee for students applying for master's degrees, KSU in 2017, and Member of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialist of evaluation committee for mental health nurse educational programs in 2017.