World Mental Health Day 2018 (10th October 2018)

For the event of World Mental Health Day 2018, the WHO has announced the theme as ‘Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World’. The Department is currently working on multiple campaigns, for the benefit and learning of students we are hosting for our one-month long ‘Certification in Mental Health Education’, this September. As … Read more

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 (10th September 2018)

For the event of World Suicide Prevention Day 2018, the fellows of the Department, under the guidance of Dr. K. S. Meena (Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS), initiated a campaign on Suicide Prevention, titled ‘Be a Buddy for Suicide Prevention’, in which we communicated in different ways how to be more aware … Read more

Workshop on First Aid for Mental Health Problems

The Department of Mental Health Education organises workshops on the topic ‘First Aid for Mental health problems’ once every two months. The first of its kind in India, we aim to teach how to identify, approach and further refer individuals going through mental health issues and crises in the context of everyday life, in an … Read more

The maiden Certification Program in Mental Health Education

The maiden Certification Program in Mental Health Education was made special by the visit of Mr.Amandeep Sandhu, Author of Sepia Leaves and Roll of Honour. The trainees of the certification program were asked to review his book, Sepia Leaves. The book is the author’s struggle of dealing with his dysfunctional family, especially his mother who … Read more

First aid For Mental Health problems: Third Series Workshop

Our third series of workshop “First aid For Mental Health problems on 17/9/2016 went on successfully at the Department of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS. It was an enriching experience for our trainees of Certification Program in Mental Health Education to conduct the workshop.They planned, scripted and executed the workshop very creatively and the feedback said … Read more