Awareness program on Mental Health held

Shillong May 25: With the objective to sensitise the rural areas of the East Khasi Hills district about Mental Health, the Department of Counselling Psychology from Martin Luther Christian University on the 24th May, organised an awareness programme on Mental Health in Mawbeh Village, Pynursla Block, East Khasi District.

The awareness programme was held in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and sponsored by the NSS Unit of MLCU.

The students of 2nd semester from MSc Counselling Psychology, gave a brief presentation on Mental Health, touching briefly on the signs to look for Mental Illness in someone, measures to take in case a near and dear one is suffering from mental illness, etc.

A short role play was also performed by the students to bring home the idea that mental health is as important as physical health and therefore the same kind of attention should be directed towards keeping ourselves mentally healthy.

After the play, the 30 odd students broke into small groups and had a fruitful interactive session with the villagers about their livelihood, state of living and also whether these factor affected their thought process of made them sad.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

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