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Programme launched to educate 10,000 on mental health

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

A movement aimed to spread awareness on mental among 10,000 people has been launched here by a non-profit organisation.

The White Swan Foundation, with its mission to deliver for mental and wellbeing, has announced the launch of "Mission 10K" programme.

"Mission 10K aims to reach out to 10,000 people in Bengaluru and engage them in conversations on mental health," Foundation's said.

The Foundation will train 200 volunteers, who as mental champions, will reach out to 50 people each to have these conversations through October and November.

"Of all the challenges that surround the mental healthcare space, the most fundamental is the lack of access to right knowledge among people. Without the right knowledge, people's decision on is often ill informed," Chandran said.

"We cannot address the challenges of the without the involvement of the people...," he added.



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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 21:54 IST