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At the end of the program, participants will:

  • Discover the theme of suicide prevention month: Creating hope through action
  • Review the aspects of mental health in times of pandemic
  • Apply the strategies of crisis interventions in personal and professional life
  • Understand the concept of mental health first aid
  • Apprehend the importance of mental wellness
  • Build the ability to use emotional intelligence
  • Recognize their role in suicide prevention

Program Chairman: Prof. K. T. Moly, Principal, Amrita College of Nursing

Program Coordinators: Ms. Sruthi M. (Ph: 9544290900, and Ms.Thanooja M. (Ph: 9400426062 )

Program Schedule
Date Topic Time Facilitator
September 13, 2021  Revealing the Theme: Creating Hope Through Action 3.00 pm – 3. 45 pm Dr. M. Chandrasekharan Nair
MD, Nair’s Hospital, Vytilla
Launching various student activities of the course
September 14, 2021 Mental Health in Times of Pandemic 2.00 pm – 3. 00 pm Dr. Bindu Menon, HOD
Dept of Psychiatry, Amrita Hospitals, Kochi
Quiz Competition
September 15, 2021 Panel discussion on crisis intervention and recovery 2.00 pm – 4. 00 pm III yr B.Sc. Nursing Students
Mental Health challenges and experience of Covid survivors: A video presentation
September 16, 2021 Mental Health First Aid Training 2.00 pm – 3. 30 pm Dr. Anoop Vincent
Consultant Psychiatrist
Chalakka Medical College
Revealing slogan writing results
September 17, 2021 Facilitating Mental Wellness in Students 2.00 pm – 3. 00 pm Ms. Milu Susan Thomas
Clinical Psychologist
Debate on Social Media Influence on Suicide III yr B.Sc. Nursing Students
Revealing the results of the poster competition
September 18 & 20, 2021 Social-Emotional Learning Program 2.00 pm – 3. 30 pm Prof. Sreedevi P. A.
HOD, Department of Mental
Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing, Kochi
September 21 & 22, 2021 Gatekeeper Training on Suicidal Prevention 2.00 pm – 4. 00 pm Department of Mental Health Nursing, Amrita College of Nursing


Slogan Writing
  • Theme: Mental health in pandemic
  • Single entry from a student will be entertained
  • No religion, political party or particular cultural group should be defamed
  • Results will be announced on September 16, 2021
Quiz Competition
  • DateSeptember 14, 2021 
  • 2 groups with 2 participants  from each batch, 3 Rounds, 45 minutes
Panel Discussion
  • DateSeptember 15, 2021 
  • Panelists and rator will be from third year B. Sc. Nursing
  • Topic: Crisis Intervention and Recovery
  • Theme: Creating Hope through Action
  • Entries should be prepared in A4 size
  • Both manual and digital posters are accepted
  • No religion, political party or particular cultural group should be defamed
  • Results will be announced on September 17, 2021
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