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.
– Dr. L. P. Verma Memorial Oration at 41st Annual Conference of the Eastern Zonal Branch of Indian Psychiatric Society was delivered by Dr Debasis Bhattacharya at Shillong on 9th October, 2015. He spoke on Art Therapy based on his research experience and studies conducted at DANA during last 3 years. His lecture was highly acclaimed by the Psychiatrists attending the conference from all parts of Eastern and North Eastern India.
On the occasion of the World Mental Health Day DANA is organizing a special Book Fair Books on Psychology & Mental Health at the Premises of DANA (15/4 Rahim Ostagar Road, Jodhpur Park beside 95 Palli Club) on 10th & 11th September, 2015 between 2 & 7 pm daily. Books and magazines on Mental Health Problems published by various Mental Health Organizations in and around Kolkata will participate. Books will be displayed and sold in the fair. The following organizations will participate:
DANA WILL ALSO ORGANIZE INTERACTIVE SESSIONS ON BOTH THE DAYS BETWEEN 3 & 6.30 PM WITH RENOWNED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS & ACTIVISTS ON THE CURRENT YEAR’S (dignity in mental health care) & ISSUES LIKE PARENTING AND PROBLEMS OF OLD-AGE.
Dr Amal Kumar Mallick, Dr Satyajit Ash, Dr Jyotirmoy Samajdar, Dr Aniruddha Deb, Dr Gautam Bandyopadhyay, Ratnaboli Roy, Mohit Ranadip, Dr Amit Chakraborty and others.
ALL ARE WELCOME
DANA’s Annual General Meeting for 2014-15 will be held on Sunday the 12th July 2015 at its registered office at Jodhpur Park,Kolkata. All members are requested to attend. AGM will be followed by lunch.
The results for the 2nd semester of the PG Diploma Course on Psychological Counselling (West Bengal State University) is out. All students are requested to collect their mark-sheets from DANA. Please contact Dr Sheila Banerjee for clarification, if any.
Dr Amit Chakraborty’s recent book on Mental Health published by
_Parul Prokashani, Kolkata. The topics included are Anxiety, Tension,
Depression, Delusion, Mental Retardation, Autism, Hyperactive
problems, Mental problems in childhood, adolescence, Middle Age and
Old Age, Loneliness, Sleep Disorder, Dreams and so on