Mental Health Fair at Central Festival


Acknowledging that Thailand’s flood crisis has left many Thais feeling stressed, Pattaya’s Health and Environment Office staged a “Mental Health Status Fair” as part of the country’s National Mental Health Week.

The Nov. 29 fair at Central Festival Pattaya Beach featured Dr. Chawit Tanwerachaikul, a psychiatrist from Wat Yansangwararam Hospital and Channel 3 on-air personality Wimolpan Chaleejangkan, as well as a performance from the Ad-lom Band.

The Ad-lom Band performs to cheer up the crowd. The Ad-lom Band performs to cheer up the crowd.

Deputy Mayor Verawat Khakhay said the objective of the event was to spread knowledge and guidelines on self discipline in building emotional strength for people to overcome obstacles, live in happiness and understand the importance of building a strong mind.