The Department of Education, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru campus, organized a guest lecture on ‘Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders on stage’ by Dr. R. Poornima (Director ‘Childrens’ Literacy Club, Mysuru) on February 2, 2019. The resource person asserted and highlighted the importance of neuropsychiatry. In her address, she said that understanding mental disorders is typically attributed to various diseases that originate from the nervous system. Further, understanding this fact was an utmost need for a teacher who is an integral part of the knowledge society. The lecture highlighted that these diseases greatly impair both the psychological & emotional health of those affected by them and hinder their ability to learn and work.