HMV organized World Suicide Prevention Day

Jalandhar 11 September (Jaswinder Azad)- Freudian Psychological Society of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya observed World Suicide Prevention Day under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. On this occasion, the resource person for the seminar was Dr. Davinder Singh Johal, Head, Department of Psychology, GNDU Amritsar. Dr. Ashmeen Kaur, HOD Psychology welcomed him with a planter. Dr. Davinder Singh Johal gave a presentation on causes of suicide and prevention of suicide. He gave detailed information about the suicides rates in India. He encouraged the students to live a simple, happy and healthy life. He gave day to day life examples supported with adequate theoretical models of stress and stress management. He emphasized that the focus should be on changing ourselves than changing others. The seminar was followed by the practical tips on managing stress and depression. During interactive session, he answered queries of the students. A poster making competition was also organized on this occasion. Ms. Roopam and Ms. Urvi conducted the stage. Dr. Anjana Bhatia gave the vote of thanks. More than 100 students attended the seminar. Ms. Anjana and Ms. Aastha were also present.

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