Good day Friends, Today, since
early morning I was very busy with Dr. P.K. Sharma ( MMBS, MS,MD, Cardiologist
), for the Inspection and Coordination of World Mental Health Day organized by
Down Town Hospital, Dispur, (Guwahati). It was a great exhibition event and I
have the chance to interact with many B.Sc Nursing Students (most of them were
from 2nd Semester students) from different colleges and nursing
schools from parts of the Guwahati. There were 10 -15 groups participation on
the defined this theme “Depression: A Global Crisis”.
You know what the day today is ….../ It was the public awareness
about mental health issues.
The day promotes open discussion of mental disorders, promotion
and treatment services. This year the theme for the day is “Depression: A
Do you know?
Depression affects more than 350 million people of all ages, in
all communities, and is a significant contributor to the global burden of
disease. Although there are known effective treatments for depression, access
to treatment is a problem in most countries and in some countries fewer than
10% of those who need it receive such treatment.