Celebrations of World Mental Health Day 2017 were held on 10th October 2017 at Continental Medical College, Lahore under the auspices of Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Continental Medical College, Township Lahore, Psychiatry Welfare Association Lahore & Pakistan Association of Social Psychiatry. The Students of CMC gave Drama presentation about the theme "Mental Health at Workplace" which was applauded by the audience. Prof. Muhammad Riaz Bhatti in his welcome address give the background for the need of such celebration and the Mental Health prevailing situation in Pakistan. Prof Imran Ijaz Haider talk about the harassment about women at work place. Amjad Islam Amjad a great Danishwar, Poet & writer talked about the prevailing myths and norms the society at large and the stigma about mental illness. Prof. Muhammad Sharif Ch. the chief guest high lighted the emergence of Psychiatry services in Pakistan. Prof. Aftab Ahmed Ch. the Principal Continental Medical College talk about the mental health and medical profession at large and the medical students in particular. Prof. Shaheena Manzoor present original research about mental illness in the community. Clinical Psychologist Mrs. Shaista Jabeen highlighted the role of counselling and CBT in the treatment of Mental disorders. It was a great event and Prof. Aftab Ahmed Ch. congratulated Prof. Dr. Muhammad Riaz Bhatti on the success of such great event.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Riaz Bhatti,