'Mental and Emotional Health Club' was digitally inaugurated by the Director, Ms. Anita Wadhwani and the Principal, Dr. Rajeshwari Sawant. The event also marked the launch of 'Adolescent Life Skills and Health & Wellness Centre' , which is a Peer Led Leadership Programme of Expressions India in collaboration with CBSE in the presence of the Vice Principal, Ms. Shikha Sharma, the Academic Coordinators- Ms. Manjinder Namdhari, Ms. Bindha Kaul and Ms. Shalini Malik, School Counselor Ms.Prachi Bhatnagar, Club mentors - Ms.Sucheta Bose Laha, Ms. Asmita Dubey, Ms. Prafull Nigam, Ms. Uma Sharma, Ms. Richa Gupta and Ms. Jayati Mukerji and the Glorians.
The centre has been launched with the major objectives of promoting mental health awareness, encouraging help seeking behaviour, following emotional wellbeing practices, and instilling life skills among students to make them future ready. Students need a safe space where they can be heard and they can share their concerns without the dilemma of being judged.
To mark the representation of the peer leadership programme, four peer leaders namely Harshwardhan Singh XI, Yoshita Dawrani XI, Anuska Gupta IX, and Vihaan Dohare IX , who have recently received online training by CBSE Master Trainers were offered badges. The Principal thanked everyone for shaping her dream. She sensitized the audience with the need of initiating such a movement by peer educators and peer leaders successfully that will certainly bring a positive change in the community.
In her address, the Vice Principal motivated students with five positive affirmations to practise daily-
* I am the best
* I believe, I can
* Today is my day
* I love myself
* God is always with me
A nukkad natak was also staged by the students of Class XII- Shuchi Laha, Kavya Patni and Oshi Bhatnagar on Adolescent mental health issues. As the event concluded, excited students gave their feedback on having their own club - ABHIVYAKTI.