Department of Health organised a workshop on “Understanding & Responding to Metal Illness” at MenTseeKhang Bengaluru

Group photo of all the participants, coordinators, and trainers.

Dharamshala: The Mental Health Desk of the Department of Health, CTA in collaboration with the Mental Health Department of MenTseeKhang (Sowa-Rigpa) Tibetan Medical & Astro-Science Institute had organized two days workshop from 12th to 13th February at Mentseekhang based in Bengaluru on ‘UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO MENTAL ILLNESS’. The Sowa-Rigpa doctors based at South India MenTseeKhang Clinics joined from Mumbai, Sikandarbad, Hunsur, Bylakuppee, Bangalore, Mundgod, and Mysore. From the Department of Health, CTA, Deputy Secretary Ms. Pema Youdon along with Programme Coordinator Ms. Tsering Yangdol coordinated the workshop. Doctor Tenzin Choeying, Head of Mental Health Department of MenTseeKhang Bangalore along with her team participated in the workshop. Trainers were the Psychiatrist Dr. Ravindra Agrawal and Psychologist Ms. Tanushri from Sangath, Goa. All the participants actively participated and interacted in two days workshop. Participation certificates were provided to both the trainers and all the participants for the successful completion of the workshop. This workshop is funded by PRM.

Trainer Psychiatrist Dr Ravindra Aggarwal interacting with a participant.
Trainer Psychologist Ms. Tanushri interacting with a participant
Deputy Secretary Ms Pema Youdon addressing the participants
Mental Health Desk Coordinator Ms Tsering Yangdol addressing the participants