World Health Day

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“To have eyesight but no vision is worse than being blind”, said Helen Keller. On the occasion of the celebration of World Health Day, Mythili Hazarika, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) delivered a motivational speech to the students of Guwahati Blind High School.

Present-day adolescents

 

Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) wrote about the commentary, “Present day adolescents: why they are, the way they are” by Shailendra Kumar Talukdar and Rupa Gohain, and published in the current issue (January-June 2019, Volume 10 Issue 1) of OJPAS® in the fortnightly Mind Matters column, titled “Present-day adolescents” in Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune.

Myths and facts of LAI

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The Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das spoke on the myths, facts, and evidence-base of long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics to the doctors of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), and National Health Mission (NHM) officials at Hotel Imphal in Manipur.

Stress management

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Mythili Hazarika, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) had a session on “Stress management” with the Mizoram civil service officers at Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati. There were nine officers who were trained in how to manage stress cognitively and with various strategies. They interacted on various mental health issues too and highly appreciated the demonstration of relaxation exercise.