Poster Competition Results: Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention in South Asia
To commemorate the 2018 world mental health day, Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL) organized a poster competition on the theme of “Self-harm and Suicide Prevention in South Asia”.
PILL aims to raise awareness and use art as a medium of expression and support for those experiencing mental health difficulties such as self-harm and suicide in South Asia. Universities, colleges and schools throughout Pakistan were encouraged to participate in the competition. Students aged from 12 years and above participated enthusiastically. The Poster Competition was promoted on social media with flyers in English as well as regional languages of Pakistan such as Urdu, Sindhi and Pushto.
Students from all over Pakistan participated in the competition. A panel of International judges evaluated 80+ entries against set criteria. Top 20 posters were shortlisted for the final round, these were exhibited at the Global Mental Health & Cultural Psychiatry Research Group’s Public Engagement Event held on 7 November 2018 at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK. The following top three posters were selected for awards;
Top 20 posters exhibited on the 7th November 2018 at the Global Mental Health Cultural Psychiatry Research Group Public Engagement Event at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK.
PILL is an essential partner in the SASHI programme of work. For further information see: https://pill.org.pk
Publication date: 26 November 2018