Sunday, 20 October 2019, 06:32:06 pm
World Mental Health Day being observed today
October 10, 2019

World Mental Health Day is being observed on Thursday to raise awareness about mental health issues and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

The theme selected for this year's Day is "Suicide prevention".

World Health Organization says efforts will be made to raise awareness about the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar says providing medical facilities and rehabilitation of people suffering from mental illnesses is among top priorities of government.

In his message on World Mental Health Day on Thursday, he said healthy life is directly associated with healthy brain.

 

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