Chennai 10th October 2022: Apollo Hospitals in collaboration with Clinical Psychology Society of India organised a one day national symposium on mental health awareness in Ethiraj College for Women today, on the occasion of World Mental health day. World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10 every year for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.
The symposium was focused on the international theme of the year ‘Making Mental Health and Well-Being for All a Global Priority. They symposium was inaugurated by Honourable Minister for Health and Family Welfare Thiru. MA.Subramanian. Dignitaries including Dr. Venkatachalam DMS Apollo hospitals, Mr Muralidharan, Chairman of Ethiraj College for Women, Dr Jamuna Rajendran, president of CPSI and the head of neuro psychology department national Institute of mental health and neurosciences,Bengaluru, Dr Karthikeyan vice president of CPSI and Dr.Suresh kumar clinical psychologist Department of psychiatry, Madurai medical College were present.
The symposium was attended by around 300 students, professionals and clinical psychologist and organisational psychologist. The main aim of the symposium was to create awareness on mental health preventing suicide