The Day Centre for Persons with Mental Illness Totana held tomorrow Friday, October 9, the World Day of Mental Health with a program of activities under the theme "Mental health is everybody's," with which it is intended raise awareness among residents of the social and welfare reality of these people.
At 11:00 hours, will be a simple official ceremony with the participation of regional and local mental health professionals and personal experiences authorities.
Later, at 11:30 hours, a program with games, activities and delivery of details made by users of the local day center will be organized in the Plaza de la Balsa Vieja.
The World Mental Health Day offers citizens the opportunity to reflect and raise awareness about the difficulties that people with mental illness and care opportunities to improve their quality of life face.
According to the WHO, one in four people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder throughout his life and 21 million suffer from schizophrenia regardless of location, race or economic status.
In addition, 20% of children and adolescents suffer from some form of mental disorder and less than 25% of people with a mental or psychological disorder are diagnosed and properly treated.
The Day Centre for Persons with Mental Illness d Totana is located in the building of the Multipurpose Center for Persons with Disabilities "Princess Letizia" Carmen Conde street, number 6;
Tirol-Camilleri in the neighborhood.
The center hours are 9:00 to 16:30;
and it is closed on holidays, weekends and August.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana