Next workshop on marital and sex problems will be held at DANA on Sunday, 25th March 2018. Counsellors and interested persons may enroll immediately. Key Speakers are Dr Amit Chakraborty and Dr Gautam Bandyopadhay. Contact DANA 9051252231 between 12 & 8 pm.
Eminent cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passed away recently in Kolkata. He was extremely close to DANA and illustrated all its publications during more than 15 years. DANA released a special newsletter and organised a commemorative ptogramme on Chandi Lahiri on 11th February 2018 at 5 pm before an invited audiencehandi Lahiri’s was amongst many who remembered ‘Chandida’ on this occassion.
On the occassion of the release of Dr Amit Chakraborty’s new book on Happiness (SUKHER CHAABI) bY ‘PARAMPARA’, a discussion programme on ‘Pleasure & Happiness’ was organised at Jibananda Sabhaghar on 18th January 2018. The book was released by Dr Amal Mullick and Dr Amit Chakraborty, Dr Gautam Bandyopadhay, Smt RatnaMitra and Smt Subhra Banerjee Pal were on the dais.
DANA organised an invited audience programme on Art Therapy on 24th October at Abanindra Sabhaghar. Dr Debasish Bhattacharya spoke on the positive effect of Art on Mental Health. Dr Barun Kumar Chakraborty discussed elaborately on Folk Art and Folk Artists of Bengal. Debdutta Gupta, Art Historian made a audio visual presentation on Abanindranath’s experiment with Art related to Happiness.
The programme was conducted by Dr Amit Chakraborty
World Mental Health Day was observed at DANA on 10th October 2017 through a special book fair on mental health and 2 interactive programmes on Parenting and Mental Health at Work Place (this year’s theme). The speakers were Dr Sayandip Ghosh, Tarun Dutta, Subhra Banerjee Pal, Dr Suddhendu Chakraborty, Dr Gautam Bandyopathyay and Dr Amit Chakraborty. Books from various organizations on mind and mental health were displayed and sold.
Like previous years A special Book fair on Mental Health will be organised at the DANA premises (15/4 Rahim Ostagar Road, Jodhpur Park, Kolkata 700045) on 9th & 10th Octber 2017. On the Occasion of World Mental Health Day on 10th October, DANA will also organise Interactive sessions with experts on ‘Adolescence Problems’ and ‘Harassment at the Workplace’ respectively.
The Book Fair will be open between 3pm & 8pm and the Interactive Sessions will start at 4.30pm on both the days. Various Organisations will display their publications on mind and mental problems.