Every year 10th of October is celebrated as World Mental Health Day. October 10 is celebrated as World Mental Health Day every year for the purpose of raising awareness about mental health.
History of Mental Health Day
First Mental Health Day was celebrated in 1992. An initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization. Celebrated over 150 Countries. At the initiative of Deputy Secretary-General Richard Hunter.
The theme of the Mental Health Day
In the year 2020. The theme of the day is ‘Move for mental health: Increased investment in mental health’. In the previous year, the 2019 theme was ‘Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention’. 1st theme of Mental Health day 1996 was Women and Mental Health.