Every Year the World celebrates a mental health day as a way to raise awareness around mental health and the global challenges affecting mental health. This universally celebrated day is October 10th.
It is in this regard that the Rwanda Psychological Society RPS)joins every year the staff and students from the Department of Clinical Psychology/University of Rwanda, and the Clinical Psychology Students Association of Rwanda (CPAR),to celebrate and educate the population on mental health in Rwanda and globally.
To make the event educative and inspiring, academicians and clinicians from the domain are invited for lectures and panel discussions.
Themes, as released by the World Health Organization (WHO),were:
- 2015:”Dignity in Mental Health”
- 2016:”Dignity in Mental Health: Psychological and Mental Health First Aid to All”