Webinar on “Coping with Psychological Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic”

The Faculty and Fellowship students of the Department of Mental Health  Education, NIMHANS, Bengaluru were invited by D. A. Pandu Memorial R. V.  Dental College, Bengaluru to be resource people for a webinar on “Coping with  Psychological Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic” on June 5th 2021. The Webinar was attended by more than 250 dental students … Read more

World Head Injury Awareness Day 2021

Every year, world head injury awareness day is celebrated on 20th March with an aim to raise and spread awareness about traumatic brain injuries and its implications, focusing on how to keep our heads safe by following the right head safety practices. In the light of the same,  Department of Neurosurgery along with Department of Psychiatric Social Work and Department of Mental Health Education organized a “World Head Injury Awareness Day” event in the  NIMHANS Convention Centre, inviting esteemed guests to address the audience regarding the causes, consequences and safety precautions of head injuries. The Theme of the event was  “Social Responsibility in Preventing Head Injury: Being Responsible Citizens” 

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Stories against Stigma- A Walking Tour of NIMHANS

The Department of Mental Health Education, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, conducted the first ‘Stories against  Stigma: Walking tour of NIMHANS’ for the public on January 18, 2020. The objective was to remove the stigma associated with mental health institutions, and the pre-conception of images of mental health institutions as … Read more

Wellness of Women

Bringing women’s well-being to the center stage. The Workshop for Wellness of Women, focused on the problem of not being able to take time out for ourselves even though we need it. The workshop invested in maximizing your well-being and giving importance to #metime from the hectic schedule and bringing along women going through the … Read more

Slam Poetry

Slam Poetry held at the Department of Mental Health Education was an invigorating and thought breaking session, bringing out the inner poet in each ones of us on varied topics related to mental health. We saw letters joining together to spin a tapestry of words helping in bridging an effective community campaign for suicide prevention … Read more