World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health.
IIHMR Bangalore organized a series of activities for staff, faculties & students to record the success of World Mental Health Day
Dr. Usha Manjunath, Director IIHMR Bangalore encouraged the students to think of new ideas which can help to make a change in the present scenario and promote awareness & sensitivity towards the important issue of mental health.
To raise the awareness among youth, Mr. Madaiah, Special Invitee, highlighted myths, and facts on mental health, reinforced the message that mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of.
The activities ranged from poetry writing, slogan writing and comic meme, where staff and students participated & contributed success to the event.