On the occasion of childrens’ mental health awareness day department of Kaumarabhritya, JSS Ayurveda Medical College organised CME on 26th May 2017. Dr. K. LakshmeeshUpadhya, Principal welcomed the Guest Speaker Dr. Narayan Prakash.B. Former Professor, Dept. of ManasaRoga, SDM College of Ayurveda, Hassan. He said that Mental Health is more essential in leading normal life. This years theme of childrens’ mental health awareness day is “ Partnering for help and hope” focusses on importance of integrating behavioural health and primary care of children, youth and young adults with mental disorders. According to World Health Organization 10-20% of children and Adolescents experience mental disorders and there is urgent need to identify the signs of these.

Dr.VishwaradhyaHiremath, Asst. Professor introduced the guest Dr. Narayan Prakash spoke on various behavioural problems of children and their preventive measurers and control by Ayurvedic line of treatment. He spoke in detail the responsible factors and measures in controlling the commonly observed paediatric behavioural problems of present day especially Autism and ADHD. Dr.Vatsala, PG scholar proposed vote of thanks. The Faculty members, UG and PG students attended the programme.