Saturday, October 10, 2015

Rongli PHC observed World Mental Health Day

PRESS RELEASE

Rongli, 10th October 2015:  Rongli Primary Health Centre organized World Mental Health Day at Garg Bhawan, Rongli Bazar, East Sikkim on 10th October 2015. The programme was attended by Panchayats, Teachers and students from Rongli JHS, ASHAs, NGO, Staffs of Rongli PHC and the general public of Rongli Bazar. The programme was observed with the theme “Walk with Dignity”. The main focus of the programme was Rally on mental health by the students of Rongli JHS. The students of Rongli JHS started the rally from the School premises to Rongli Bridge and ended at Garg Bhawan. The participants were explained on mental health, its problems, ways to maintain positive mental health and public were also aware on “COTPA” Act Cigarette and other Tobacco products Act. Skit play on Suicide prevention by the students, ASHAs and the members of the Fine Arts Development Society (FADS), a Non Government Organization of Rongli. Dr. Nima Dolma Sherpa (MO), Dr. Milan Pradhan (MO) and Passang Lhendup Sherpa (Health Education Officer) from Rongli Primary Health Centre were the resource persons of the programme.