Stress Awareness Programme Held At GMS T-Khel-May 23
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Stress awareness programme held at GMS T-Khel

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By EMN Updated: May 23, 2023 7:39 pm
Second day of ‘Stress awareness week’ programme at Government Middle School, T-Khel Kohima village- Carl Rogers Institute of Mental Health and School Counseling (CRIMHSC)
Stress awareness programme held at GMS T Khe 1l
Resource persons along with the teachers and students of Government Middle School at T-Khel Kohima village after the stress awareness programme on Tuesday.

DIMAPUR — The Carl Rogers Institute of Mental Health and School Counseling (CRIMHSC), in collaboration with the directorate of Health and Family Welfare under National Mental Health Programme, orgarnised the second day of ‘Stress awareness week’ programme at Government Middle School, T-Khel Kohima village, on Tuesday with Vetalu Nyekha and Thelu Pohena as the resource persons.

An update from CRIMHSC stated that Vetalu Nyekha spoke to the teachers about stressful nature of teaching profession and that one needs to learn how to balance work life with life outside of work.

“Stress can be positive when controlled. It motivates us to work harder. This stress is called eustress whereas distress is the negative stress which happens when it goes uncontrolled,” Nyekha said.

She also mentioned about some healthy ways to cope with stress including physical exercise, meditation and to talk to a friend or a therapist.

Also read: CRIMHSC launches ‘Stress Awareness Week’ in Kohima

Meanwhile, Thelu Pohena spoke to the students about the different types and signs of stress and the importance to manage stress. She mentioned some strategies to manage stress that could come from family, caregivers or school. She also talked about how stress could affect both physically and psychologically.

The programme concluded with an interactive session with the teachers and group discussion with the students.

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By EMN Updated: May 23, 2023 7:39:15 pm
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