Restoring positive mental health of adolescents as schools reopen

   03 Apr 2021



At least 332 million children, or one in seven, have their mental health and well being at risk because of the pandemic-induced lockdowns as stated by UNICEF. Now as schools are reopening gradually, We need to organize our school spaces in such a way that these issues are understood with deep empathy and every child’s capacity to learn is appreciated and nurtured. This webinar will try to apprise the same narrative by highlighting the mental health issues and the support which students require from schools and society as schools reopen.

This webinar cum panel discussion focused on:
1. Mental health of students as shift from digital to physical schooling
2. Support required from teachers and parents
3. Role of civil organization and corporates
4. Needs & challenges for Students with mental Illness

Esteemed Panelists:
1. Dr. Suresh Bada Math - Professor & Head of Forensic Psychiatry Unit & Head of Telemedicine Centre at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
2. Mr. Ashish Kumar Panda - Consultant and Faculty Member, National Institute of Disaster Management, GoI
3. Ms. Jujula - Principal at Shri Balaji International School, Mumbai