THEME for 2018 :YOUNG PEOPLE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN A CHANGING WORLD
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.
Department of Community Medicine & Department of Psychiatry observed World Mental Health Day in RajaRajeswari Medical College & Hospital on 10th October 2018 by Conducting collage and painting competition for the MBBS Students. Dr. Shashikala Manjunatha, Professor & HOD., Department of Community Medicine and Dr. Vishnuvardan. G, HOD., Department of Psychiatry addressed the students on the importance of mental health & motivated them to keep participating in the events & asked them to focus on their mental health. It was followed by Collage & Painting Competitions where the students displayed their talent. The Collage competition was judged by Brig. (Dr.) S. Rajagopalan, Professor & HOD, Department of Surgery and Dr. Adarsh E, Professor & HOD, Department of Paediatrics. The Painting Competition was judged by Dr. Sangeetha S, Professor & HOD, Department of Microbiology and Dr. S.M.R. Usha, Professor & HOD, Department of Biochemistry.
The program was concluded with the Prize & certificate distribution by Dr. Sathyamurthy.B, Dean & Dr. Usha Ramachandra