Mental health policy in the offing: Minister Thapa

Posted on: June 03, 2017 | views: 80

Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the mental health policy is going to be formulated soon.

Laying the foundation stone for the Child Mental Health Centre's building in the premises of Kanti Children Hospital in Kathmandu today, Minister Thapa expressed his confidence that the policy will provide guidelines for the treatment of the mentally-ill.

Urging parents to be timely aware of the mental health issues in children, Thapa said that the government had started providing mental health services for children in the Kanti Hospital.