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The Experience Week for Mental Health was Launched in Beijing
From:Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning
Date:11/27/2018

 

On October 10, 2018, the 2018 Beijing Mental Health Experience Week was held at the China Science and Technology Museum with the theme of “Healthy Psychology, Happy Life – Focusing on Children and Adolescents' Mental Health”.

Wang Hesheng, deputy director of the National Health Commission, Lu Yan, deputy mayor of the Beijing Municipal People's Government, Mao Qunan, director of the Disease Control Bureau of the National Health Commission, Su Qing, secretary of the party committee of China Science and Technology Museum, and Lei Haichao, director of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, and leaders from relative national and municipal ministries and commissions, such as National Health Commission, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the China Disabled Persons' Federation, and mental health workers from the districts of Beijing attended the event.

Secretary Su Qing said that the China Science and Technology Museum attached great importance to the popularization of mental health knowledge and will expand its cooperation with the community in virtue of this event.

Vice Mayor Lu Yan, while fully affirming the achievements of mental health in the city, analyzed the main mental health problems faced by the current population and put forward the work requirements for the next step.

Deputy Director Wang Hesheng pointed out that it is necessary to comprehensively implement the General Secretary Xi Jinping’s emphasis on “there is no comprehensive well-being without the health of the whole people”. It is necessary to carry out various forms of health communication activities around the concept of healthy living, and to create the good social atmosphere of concerning for everyone’s mental health and everyone participating in safeguarding mental health.

After the opening ceremony, the leaders visited the mental health experience area, mental health service area, diagnosis mentality by drawing and other functional areas of the event. They asked in detail about the development of mental health work, and cordially greeted the volunteers participating in the event.