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World Suicide Prevention Day 2023'

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10 Sep 23
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World Suicide Prevention Day 2023'

On September 10, 2023, Geetanjali College and School of Nursing, Geetanjali University, Udaipur, organized a program on 'World Suicide Prevention Day 2023'. On this occasion, the faculty of the Mental Health Nursing Department first delivered lectures on various aspects of suicide. Subsequently, a rally was organized to raise awareness among the general public about suicide prevention. The rally was inaugurated by Prof. (Dr.) Vijaya Ajmera, the Dean of Geetanjali College and School of Nursing, Principal Prof. (Dr.) Yogeshwar Puri Goswami, and Prof. Dinesh Kumar Sharma.

Following the rally, the Mental Health Nursing Department arranged a poster exhibition at Geetanjali Hospital to further educate people about suicide prevention. After the exhibition, Dr. Jitendra Jinagar, the Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Geetanjali Hospital, provided information on suicide prevention.

At the end of the program, the winners of the poster competition, Ms. Sushmita Patel and Ms. Jeth Kanwar, were felicitated. The program was conducted by Prof. Jayesh Patidar, the Head of the Mental Health Nursing Department, Mrs. Brinsi Babu, Assistant Professor, and Mr. Harendra Gahlot, Associate Professor.

This initiative aimed to spread awareness about the importance of mental health and suicide prevention in the community, and it brought together educators, healthcare professionals, and the public to work towards reducing suicide rates and promoting mental well-being.


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