Govt launches mental health app, helpline

Govt launches mental health app, helpline

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday announced the launch of government's first dedicated mobile application and helpline to address the issues related to mental health.

The App titled “Humraaz” and toll-free helpline 1166 would provide free mental health assistance to the people.

"On this World Health Day today, I am pleased to announce the launch of Government’s first dedicated mental health App #Humraaz & helpline," PM Shehbaz said in a tweet.

The prime minister said that citizens’ well-being and especially mental health was paramount for the society’s improvement.

"We need to remove taboo around mental health," PM Shehbaz said.