World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day (WMHD) is observed every year on 10 October. The day is dedicated to create awareness about mental health issues and their preventive measures. The idea of celebrating a day for mental health awareness was first proposed in 1992 during the World Federation for Mental Health Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. After this proposal got approved, the first ever mental health day was celebrated on 10 October 1992. The theme of World Mental Health Day 2023 is "Mental health is a universal human right." According to WHO, "The purpose of this theme is to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right." On the occasion of World Mental Health Day students and faculties of Samarpan Institute of nursing and paramedical sciences, Lucknow conducted a awareness rally in community area.
Let us promise ourselves that we will never take mental health lightly.” “A mentally healthy person can only be a happy person…. Wishing a very Happy World Mental Health Day.” “On the occasion of World Mental Health Day students of Samarpan institute of nursing and paramedical sciences, Lucknow delivered Health Education among the patients of Samarpan Hospital.