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    First Lady participates at an event to mark World Mental Health Day

    October 14, 2014

    A ceremony to mark World Mental Health Day which fell on October 10 was held at the Mulleriyawa National Institute of Mental Health with the participation of First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa on October 12. The ceremony was held under the theme “Mental Health and the aged”

    An exhibition of handicrafts and other artistic creations showing the skills and talents of inmates of the Mental Hospital too was held.


    The First Lady viewed the exhibits and appreciated the creations presented by the mental patients. She thanked the National Institute of Mental Health and the Mental Hospital Director and staff for organizing events of this nature and enabling mental patients to reintegrate into society as normal citizens was a meritorious deed.

    Director of the Mental Hospital, Mental Health Specialist Dr.Jayantha Mendis and Hospital staff were present on the occasion.(KH)

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