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Rural Mental health-Ignored and Neglected


In an age where mental health is still struggling to gain its ground and the place it deserves in the metro cities, rural mental health has a long way to go.


" Gaav Tithe masanasopchar" is an initiative by Psychiatric doctors of Maharashtra to conduct awareness program on a predecided date. Every two months around 150 psychiatrists use similar pamphlets and material at different rural locations


Junglepada is a remote village located in Palghar district near Jawhar. There is no network coverage in Junglepada and basic medical facilities are a few kilometers away.


Dr Nahid Dave conducted one such program for the villagers at Junglepada.