Thursday, 28 October, 2021
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World Mental Health Day today

World Mental Health Day-2021 will be observed today all over the country like elsewhere in the world, reports BSS.

The day is observed every year on October 10 across the world with various programmes for raising awareness on mental health. The main theme of the day is ‘Mental Health in an unequal World’.

On the eve of the day, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages. The government and non-government organizations have taken programmes including seminars and discussions to mark the day.

Sheikh Hasina, in her message, said the development of physical health as well as mental health is essential for building a better life and a happier prosperous country. To this end, AL led-government established the National Institute of Mental Health and Hospital , which was a milestone in the advancement of mental health services, the premier said.