Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day observed

MNA Feature Desk: Awareness programmes on mental health and mental disorders marked the World Mental Health Day observance on Wednesday.

This year’s theme of the day is ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world’.

Marking the day, DU educational and counseling psychology department, and students counseling and guidance service office jointly set up a stall in front of Teacher-Student Center (TSC) to provide free counseling over mental diseases to the people.

Different organisations and professional bodies have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day.

A recent World Health Organisation (WHO)-led study estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity.

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