Doordarshan in their flagship program ‘Aaj Savere’ for one hour, at 7.30 a.m. on Wednesday 13th January, 2016 would be focusing on issues relating to mental health and Public Education in conversation with Dr. Avdesh Sharma, Consultant Psychiatrist the guest of honour on the show with Ms. Jasleen Vohra noted media personality. This is telecast on all the channels of Doordarshan in India (having largest television audience) & DD International to many countries of the globe.
The program will discuss the global scenario and India centric issues around mental health and its impact on health, relationships, society and the economy. The program will also highlight initiatives and innovations in ’Public Education & Awareness building initiatives’ (led by International Lead, Dr. Avdesh Sharma, New Delhi) that are being planned by the World Psychiatric Association. The discussion would also cover the role of various stakeholders in Mental Health including physicians, caregivers, NGO’s, alternative therapists and Spirituality.