Monday, December 23, 2013

Annual day at Schizophrenia Awareness Association Pune.




Annual day at Schizophrenia Awareness Association, Pune.

Schizophrenia Awareness Association Pune works for people suffering from Schizophrenia and other mental illness and for the caregivers of such persons. SAA's main objectives are;
To create awareness and remove the stigma about Schizophrenia and other mental disorders in the community.
To create Self Help Group Activities for persons with mental illness and their parents -care givers.
To provide day care and rehabilitation activities for persons with mental illness.

For more information;

www.schizophrenia.org.in

SAA held their 14th annual day on 18th of Dec 13' at their Dhayari centre in Pune. The event was presided over by founder of SAA Dr. Jagannath Wani and President of SAA -Amrit Bakshy, other members of SAA and care givers. Ratna Chibber and Tanya Dutt from Aasha attended the event and were honoured for their work as caregivers.

Below are links to articles that covered the event;


PUNE MIRROR:

http://www.punemirror.in/article/2/20131219201312191007241777f76a970/Schizophrenia-convention-brings-caregivers-together.html

SAKAAL TIMES

http://epaper.sakaaltimes.com/SakaalTimes/19Dec2013/Normal/page2.htm



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