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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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2019 edition of World Mental Health Day (WMHD)

The World Mental Health Day (WMHD) is observed every year on 10th of October by World Federation for Mental Health to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it. The 2019 theme is “Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention”.

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