On 26th July, 2019 project team along with the director of BMSSS visited NIMHANS to have a plan on school mental health and also to gain suggestions from psychiatrists and people who are specialized in child psychology.
Mr. Aravind, the assistant professor in psychiatry, PhD Scholars from NIMHANS and BMSSS Team had a very meaning meeting on taking forward the project in a methodical manner. The following points were suggested to adapt in our project activity.
· NIMHANS will prepare a module and conduct orientation for parents and teachers on mental health.
· Students Mental Health program should focus on 3 modules i.e. Curative, Preventive and Promotive.
· Session should much focus on healthy study habits, substance abuse, technology related, gender and sexuality, peer group pressure , emotional and behavior modification , adolescent wellness , positive parenting and risky behaviors.
. Base line survey should be conducted and based on that whole year plan will be prepared.
The plan meet was successful and NIMHANS assured us to collaborate in a long run.