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Oct 10 - World Mental Health Day

We are observing World Mental Health Day on October 10th and Mental Health Week from Oct 4-10 in a grand manner throughout the country. The theme for this year is "Mental and Physical Health Across the Life Span".

The aim is to spread information and awareness  on Mental and Physical Health as well as on the Mind Body relationship. Details may be obtained from the web sites at or  YOU CAN ACCESS AND DOWNLOAD ALL OF THE WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY campaign materials from the website at . For information, you may send  email to

All Zonal, State and Local branches of IPS are requested to celebrate the WMH Day and Week in an appropriate manner. Office-beareres of IPS as well as experts may be invited to give lectures and to lead symposia, seminars etc. A mental health exhibition may be orgnised, if feasible. Any other useful and informative activity may be taken up. It will be gainful to involve
NGOs, public persons, educationlists, journalists, social workers etc interested in mental health activities.

A report may be send to IPS President S Nambi  and to the Gen Secretary. 
Yours in IPS

Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
Gen Secretary, Indian Psychiatric Society

Professor of Psychiatry
Medical College, Trichur -680 596 INDIA
Tel   91 4822 200200 & 210799
91 487 3093883 Mob 094470 20020


It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. --Charles Dudley Warner