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World Mental Health Day celebrated in Herat and Mazar with the global theme of Living with Schizophenia


In Herat the Community Mental Health Project (CMHP) of IAM arranged the World Mental Health Day celebration

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The mental health work of IAM started in 1996 in Herat as a response to the high suicide rate among the women of the region. At that time there was hardly any awareness and understanding of mental health issues neither in the society nor among government officials. Meanwhile the Afghan Ministry of Public Health had declared mental health care as one of its priorities.

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