DEPwD Observed Mental Health Week 7th to 12th October, 2023

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The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India is the nodal department to look after all the development agenda of Persons with Disabilities of the country. With the vision to create awareness about Mental Health among the masses, the Department observed the Mental Health Week from 7th October to 12th October 2023, through the institutions associated with it by conducting various activities like Awareness Generation Programs, Skits, Webinars, Rally, Health Checkup, Quizes and Workshops throughout the week at more than 60 places across the country.

Highlights of the observance of Mental Health Week were at CRC Gorakhpur where poster competition was rganized, National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (NIEPID) RC Navi Mumbai conducted National Level Online CRE on “Promoting Mental Health Wellbeing of PwIDs & their Families” on 10.10.2023. A total of 130 rehabilitation professionals attended the program, Observance of Mental Health Week through Nukkad Natak at railway station, Sehore by National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR). Similarly others National Institutes, CRCs and other affiliated institutions observed the Mental Health Week.



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