Uniting Hearts and Minds..a festival on mental health 10-11 October 2011


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UNITING HEARTS AND MINDS
A Festival of Creative Expressions on Mental Health
National Mental Health Programme
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
Organised by the Public Health Foundation of India

Monday-Tuesday, 10-11 October 2011
Main Auditorium, India International Centre
Lodi Estate, New Delhi
Programme Schedule
Monday, 10th October 2011
9:30 a.m - 10:00 a.m                      Registration and Tea

BREAKING THE SILENCE ON MENTAL HEALTH
10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m   INAUGURATION

Welcome
Ms. Sujaya Krishnan
, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India 
                                    
                                    Mental Health: A Universal Public Health Issue
Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India
                                    
                                    Empowered Living:  The Power of Awareness on Mental Health
Dr. Nimesh Desai
, Director, Institute of Health Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Delhi

                                    Sitaron se aage: My Views on Mental Health
Mr. Akhileshwar Sahay
, Managing Trustee & Principal Instigator, Whole Mind India
                                                
                                    Inaugural Address
Mr.  Keshav Desiraju
, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India 

11:00 a.m – 11:10 a.m          CREATIVE SHOWCASE
Straight from the Heart
Poetry reading by students from Gargi College, University of Delhi

                                                UNDERSTANDING MENTAL HEALTH
11:15 a.m- 12:00 noon         FILM SCREENING:
Exploring Madness (19 mins): A Film by Dr Parvez Imam

Open Forum
Moderator: Dr. Parvez Imam, Film maker

12:00 noon -1:00 pm           CREATIVE SHOWCASE
                                                Soch (15 mins)
Mask puppet play by students from the Department of Development Communication & Extension, Lady Irwin College

Dialogues of the Inside and the Outside (10 mins)
Dance- choreography by Gilles Chuyen

Open Forum

Moderator: Dr Anjali Capila, Associate Professor, Department of Development Communication & Extension, Lady Irwin College

1:00 p.m -2:00 p.m                LUNCH-TIME FILM SCREENING         
A Drop of Sunshine (30 mins): A film by Aparna Sanyal
Open Forum
Moderators: Aparna Sanyal and Reshma Valliapan

2:00 p.m - 4:15 p.m               FILM SCREENING
15 Park Avenue  by Aparna Sen (tbc)
Introduction by Anu Singh, caring for a person living with mental illness

4:15 p.m- 5:00 p.m                CREATIVE SHOWCASE

Mere Umar Ke Naujawano (
15 mins)
A play by the students of AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia University

Aye Zindagi Gale Laga Le (15 mins)
Kathak and dance arrangement by Kilkari Rainbow Home (Kashmere Gate) as part of the Dil Se Campaign, Music Basti

Open Forum
Moderator: Wing Commander Kapil Shukla, caring for a person living with mental illness                                               
Tuesday, 11th October 2011
9:30 a.m - 10:00 a.m              Tea

Paristhitiyaan, Manasthitiyaan: Anoushka ki Kahani,
Kathapeti ki Zubaani
Story-telling by students of Department of Development Communication & Extension, Lady Irwin College

FROM STIGMA TO INCLUSION: IT’S ABOUT ALL OF US, TOGETHER

10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m           Welcome and Introduction
FILM SCREENING
Into the Abyss
(30 mins): A Film by Ms. Vandana Kohli

Open Forum
Moderator: Ms. Vandana Kohli, Film maker

11:00 a.m- 12:30p.m.            CREATIVE SHOWCASE

Kash-me-Kash
(15 mins)
Theatrical performance by the students of Hindu College, University of Delhi

Inside my mind (22 mins)
Dramatization using Bunraku, a puppetry technique

Tamana (5 mins)
Action song

Open Forum
Moderator: Dr Jitender Nagpal, Consultant Psychiatrist, VIMHANS and National Convenor-Child Adolescent Mental Health Section – IAPP

12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m            LUNCH-TIME SCREENINGS                   
                                                Ankuran (5 mins)

                                                Mann ki Baat, showreel of programme on Doordarshan   
                                                
                                                Story of Shriy, audio programme by Parul Goswami, students of
                                                           AJKMCRC (20 mins)
 
                                                Open Forum
                                                Moderator: Dr Avdesh Sharma, Psychiatrist and Creator/Director
                                                of Mann ki Baat

MENTAL HEALTH AND ITS PORTRAYAL IN POPULAR MEDIA

2:00 p.m -3:30 p.m                PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Mr. Pankaj Pachauri, Senior Editor, NDTV India

Screening of film clippings (30 mins)

Dr Sudhir Khandelwal, Head , Department of Psychiatry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Dr Shayama Chona
, President, Tamana

Ms. Prateeksha Sharma
, Executive Director, Hansadhwani Foundation

Dr. Harbeen Arora, Theatre person and CEO, Creative Living Foundation     

3:30 p.m-4:00 p.m                 THE WAY FORWARD

4:00 p.m– 5.00 p.m                MUSIC CONCERT

Soulful renditions

Kavya and Shantanu

Sufiana Qawwali
Nizami Brothers (Ghulam Sabir Nizami Ghluma Waris Nizami)

Vote of thanks
Ms. Gayatri Misra,
Director, National Mental Health Programme, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

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