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Mamata stresses on mental health awareness
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Mamata stresses on mental health awareness

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Kolkata, Oct 10 :  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stressed on dealing with mental health issues with sensitivity.

Taking to her Twitter handle on the occasion of World Mental Health Day today, Ms Banerjee said, " Today is World Mental Health Day. Mental health is as important as physical health. "

"A healthy mind leads to a healthy body. We must deal with mental health issues with sensitivity," she added.

World Mental Health Day is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.

It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organisation with members and contacts in more than 150 countries. (UNI)