Mental health awareness talk at Mohindra College, Patiala

Mental health awareness talk at Mohindra College, Patiala

Principal Simrat Kaur with participants of a mental health talk in Patiala on Wednesday. Rajesh Sachar

Tribune News Service

Patiala, October 13

The department of psychology, Government Mohindra College, under the guidance of principal Dr Simrat Kaur, organised mental health talks to create awareness among college students.

A workshop was also organised on understanding and handling mental health issues in youth of Punjab. The workshop was conducted by Amandeep Singh, who is working as a community psychologist in the department of humanities and social sciences, IIT Ropar.

Dr Gurpreet Kaur Sandhu, head, department of psychology, said the workshop addressed the community problems of drug abuse, suicide among farmers and alcohol abuse as well. Principal Simrat Kaur gave certificates to students for best contribution in promoting mental health awareness by conducting talks on the issue and digital presentations.

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