Weekly Live Discussions on the Mental Health and its Related Issues

Amidst the catastrophic situation of Covid-19, more than half of the population suffers from mental health-related issues. As per the reports of the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health, about 60 per cent of the urban dwellers are victimised to depression, anxiety, stress, and loneliness.

It is highly needed to combat the battle of mental disorder with firm steps. SRM University, AP, Andhra Pradesh has come forward to join hands in the mission by initiating a weekly discussion session, “Ask your Counsellor,” starting on May 12, 2021, at 6 pm, to stream live every Wednesday. The Department of Student Affair organises it, presenting Ms Aayushi Sharma, the Student Counsellor who would respond to all queries related to mental health and its illness.

Covid-19 Pandemic created a huge impact on the mental well-being of individuals. The aim of organising such discussions is to encourage individuals suffering from mental health-related issues to come out and consult with an expert/ counsellor. It is high time that we break the stigmas revolving around mental health and its related issues.

An expert in the psychological and behavioural sciences, Ms Aayushi Sharma, has joined SRMAP as the student’s counsellor in the Department of the Students Affair. She completed her master’s in arts (Psychology) from the Amity University, Noida, Delhi, India. Ms Sharma guides student and associates to cope with mental health-related concerns and directs them to take adequate care.

When the world is under an alarming situation due to covid-19, it is significant to keep positive approaches and conduct open discussions over “Health and mental well-being”. Join the event every Wednesday at 6 pm to enlighten the facts about mental health conditions and clarify the queries.

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