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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 of October Every year with a specific theme by World Health Organization, World Federation for Mental Health and other member organizations of WFMH. The theme for this year is ‘Mental health promotion and suicide prevention’. World Mental Health Day, 2019 aims to create awareness and fight the ..

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Tele-MANAS initiative

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day (October 10, 2022), the Indian Government launched the Tele-MANAS initiative. Key facts Launched by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative is a round-the-clock mental health service that aims to increase access to mental healthcare across ..

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October 10: World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 to raise global awareness about mental health problems across the world. Key facts World Mental Health Day is observed every year to increase international awareness about the mental health and related issues. The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) sets unique theme for this day every ..

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October 10: World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day was observed across the world on October 10, 2021 with the objective of raising awareness on mental health issues. Key Points The day is observed to gain support on initiatives related to mental health and well-being. This year, world mental health is more significant because Covid-19 has majorly impacted the mental ..

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Mental Health Awareness Campaign Week

The Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is observing the “Mental Health Awareness Campaign Week”, starting from October 5, 2021. Highlights The campaign will culminate on October 10, 2021. October 10 is also marked as the “World Mental health Day”. Mental Health Awareness Campaign Week is being observed in India with the aim of ..

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GoI issues rules to manage Mental Illness amid COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines to manage mental illness during COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines will help protect vulnerable patients and frontline health care workers. This is being done to reduce risk of COVID-19 exposure and protect patients against psychiatric disorders. Highlights The guidelines were issued based on the recommendation of Indian ..

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October 10: World Mental Health Day

Every year, the World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10. The day was first initiated by World Federation for Mental Health. The day is marked by several International organisations spread all over the world. In some countries like Australia, the day is a part of Mental Health Week. Highlights According to WHO, mental ..

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