Jalandhar September 12 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr.(Mrs) Ajay Sareen, The Freudian Psychological Society of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya Observed World Suicide Prevention Day. The Resource Person of the event was Professor Dr. Davinder Singh, Department of Psychology, GNDU, Amritsar was welcomed by Dr. Ashmeen Kaur, Head of PG Department of Psychology, with a planter and a painting by the students of HMV as a token of appreciation.
Professor Dr. Davinder Singh discussed the key pointers and statistics of the global scenario of suicides as well as its ideation and indicators like verbal signs, disturbed sleep patterns, behaviour change, hopelessness, lack of interest are indicators which should not be ignored. He emphasized that most of the problems are temporary and are preventable. Dr. Davinder Singh further elaborated on how our lifestyle, lack of tolerance and crisis management plays a part in this scenario. When talking of coping skills, Dr. Singh emphasised on happiness , calling it “a powerful agent” and importance of communication especially, listening and appreciating as well as looking out for others while extending a helping hand.
Dr. Singh also discussed the pivotal part development of problem solving skills
Dr. Singh also discussed the pivotal part development of problem solving skills plays along with receiving correct and timely psychological intervention, medication and therapy. During this event, Dr. Ajay Sareen talked about the role mental health plays and its importance and the significance of observing such days. A poster making competition was also held to create awareness.
This event was attended by students of various departments, who actively participated throughout. The event was anchored by Ms. Mehkash, B. Voc (MHC) Sem V and Ms Manvi BA Sem V. Ms Roohani of B.Voc (MHC) Sem III presented a wonderful self composed Poem on Mental health and depression. On this occasion, faculty members Ms. Vanshika, Ms. Harpreet and Ms. Niharika were present. Ms Vanshika gave the vote of thanks.