Smart Indian School Kuwait Observes World Mental Health Week 2023
Smart Indian School, Kuwait under the aegis of the Department of Counselling and Psychology with the purpose of spreading awareness to improve knowledge that promotes and protects everyone’s mental health to lead a fulfilling and stress-free life observed the second week of October 2023 as ‘World mental Health week’.
The students of grade 11 Psychology took the onus of spreading the message ‘Wellness to All’. They motivated the enthusiastic leaners and teachers to think and share their views on happiness and how it paved the way for their holistic development. The active involvement of the students and the teachers was further enhanced with a creative wellness wheel designed by Mr. Sunimon from the department of Art.
The need for a stress-free life, the causes and consequences that yields stress was explained to grade 6 students in a simplified manner by the School Counselor Ms. Anju Jacob and the psychology students. The need to interact with parents and siblings at home that would promote good mental health was highlighted in the discussion. The school principal Mr. Mahesh Iyer, Vice-Principal Ms. Albin Daisy and the academic coordinators Mr. Santhosh and Mrs. Thusara also acknowledged the need to stay positive by understanding the elements that would contribute to one’s own happiness was encouraging.
Further the active involvement of the students in making posters, writing slogans and catchy designs related to positivity in life and leading a stress-free life was supportive and appreciated by teachers and parents.