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CPC launches mental wellness initiative


To help senior citizens address their mental health issues, Columbia Pacific Communities (CPC), a senior living community operator, has partnered with Fortis Healthcare to launch a mental wellness initiative, titled #ReachOut.

The objective of the 10-day social media led initiative is to provide senior citizens with free and easy access to experts who can provide them with counselling, therapy and no-judgment, confidential conversations, said a press release.

MohitMohit Nirula, CEO, Columbia Pacific Communities, said, “In these difficult times, when seniors staying on their own are feeling lonely, isolated, overwhelmed and hopeless, this initiative in association with Fortis Healthcare, one of India’s most reputed healthcare service providers, will encourage them to open up and reach out for help.”

Dr Samir ParikhDr Samir Parikh, Director, Fortis National Mental health Program, said, “Mental health of the elderly needs special attention and we at Fortis National Mental Health Program at Fortis Healthcare welcome the initiative by Columbia Pacific Communities to bring mental health of the elderly into focus.”