World mental health day observed in IGMCH Shimla
SHIMLA------The world mental health day was observed today by the department of Psychiatry of IGMCH, Shimla. Theme based lectures focusing on suicide prevention were delivered on this occasion.
Head of the Psychiatry department Dr. Dinesh Sharma highlighted the risk factors, do's and don'ts and challenges and obstacles in preventing suicide. He said that raising community awareness and breaking down the taboo was important for making progress in preventing suicidal tendencies.
Prof. PC Negi, Prof. Balbir Verma, Prof. Manoj Thakur, Prof. G.R Tegta, Prof. Manish Gupta, Prof. Sudhir Sharma, Dr. Rama Thakur, other faculty members and students were present on this occasion.