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Yoga and Meditation & Mental Health


Indian Psychiatric Society, West Bengal State Branch 


Yoga and Meditation Task Force Group, IPS

Invites you to join us in celebrating

International Yoga Day 2018


Creativity & Mental Health Seminar & Film Show


Venue :- Hotel Radisson, Ballygunge, Kolkata


World Suicide Prevention Day

10/09/2016 to 29/09/2016

Observation of World Suicide Prevention day

Observation of World Suicide Prevention day (10/9/2016) by Indian Psychiatric Society, West Bengal State branch. Special thanks to Aditi BasuRoy (Femina Bangla,TOI, Ex Sambad Pratidin); Ekhon Bangla (Mukul Biswas);Sumana Mondal (Akasbani),Biswajit Das(Bartaman); Radio Mirchi,Red FM, Rajib (Ekdin);Big FM (RJ Nilam) Sabsamay TV for media coverage.

Let's join hands to build awareness and work together to prevent Suicide.

Leaflets for distribution on World Suicide Prevention day (10/9/2016).

The child has arrived. Long cherished dream accomplished. IPSWB, received the PAN card on 28/9/2016.

Date 29/9/2016:

It's really an honour and privilege to share stage with Dr SUKUMAR Mukherjee, Dr Subir Dutra, Dr Baidyanat .....

Condolence meeting


Prof Ajita Chakraborty, academician and researcher, President of Indian Psychiatric Society (in 1976), Director of Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata,  and the first female psychiatrist in India; passed away on the 8th of May, 2015.


Dr Milan Mohan Mazumdar, Former Secretary, Indian Psychiatric Society and a senior psychiatrist of Kolkata, passed away on the 19th of May 2015.


A condolence meeting was accordingly held in their memorium on the 15th of June, from 3 PM, at IPS Seminar Hall, IMA House, 11/3, Dr. Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata – 700017



World Schizophrenia Day

24/05/2015 to 24/05/2015

Awareness Programme: A psycho-educative seminar was held on 24.05.2015, on ‘Non-drug Approaches in Management of Schizophrenia’. The programme was attended by around 70 persons, comprising of students of counseling centers and social work courses, professional care-givers, health workers from organizations, like DANA, Ishwar Sankalpa, Paripurnata, Abha Mission, Ramkrishna Mission Sikhshanamandira, as well as senior  psychiatrists, like Drs Amitabha Mukherjee, Srikumar Mikherjee & Ranjan Bhattacharya.


There was also an exhibition of work being done by different organizations in tackling schizophrenia in the community, as well as art works done by sufferers, which highlighted the wonderful extent to which even chronic PWS may improve with proper care and tr .....

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