Srinagar: Director Health services Kashmir today launched Mental Health campaign under the banner of “let’s talk Mental Health”.The two months long campaign was officially launched by Director Health services Kashmir.
Dr Majid Shafi Nodal officer Mental Health programme DHSK, besides other health officers and officials were present. While addressing the media after launching the campaign director Health services said that the magnitude of Mental health disorders is enormous in the valley, so it is imperative upon us to reach out to people and help them facing stress related issues.
He said during this campaign vigorous IEC activities will be undertaken using social, electronic and print media. He said we will conduct various camps and counseling sessions for affected people. He said during this campaign doctors will also be trained at various levels for managing psychiatric related issues in view of less number of qualified psychiatric doctors available in the system.
He appealed Media, to play important role for dissemination of our information among masses. He said media has very important role to play and hoped that they will help the department as they did during covid crisis with distinction.
People can contact Sukoon Mental Health Helpline 18001807202 in case they feel any kind of mental distress, which is run by Divisional Commissioner Office Kashmir with support from mental health counsellors of DHSK.
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