The Health and Family Welfare Department of Odisha signed two MOUs aimed at improving advanced mental health and de-addiction services in the state. The first MOU has been signed with National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru, to provide tele-mentoring and capacity building to medical officers overseeing mental illness cases and basic emergency psychiatric care. The second MOU has been signed with the National Drug Dependence Treatment Center at the All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, to upgrade nine de-addiction centers.

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