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A two-hour workshop was organised by RAGMHI, at CDS school on 25th September 2017 for students of Std 8, 9, and 10th along with their teachers. There were about 350 students and a dozen teachers.
 
Rita Aggarwal (Director RAGMHI and Manodaya), spoke on depression, its signs and symptoms among teenagers, the stigma attached to mental illness and the need to remove it.  She urged the students to understand this disease and learn to help themselves and their friends in trouble.
“Defeat Depression” Workshop - Chanda Devi Saraf School (CDS), Nagpur 2017-10-14 04:00:00Z 0
Tirpude College of Social Work - World Suicide Prevention Day Program 2017-10-08 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 12, 2017
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At our Annual Meeting in Atlanta at the RI International Convention, Bob Anthony (Rotary District 7910) presented this successful mental health project in the USA, Puerto Rico and India to those in attendance.  The Rotary Club of Wellesley, Massachusetts is now seeking other Rotary Clubs to participate in a global grant bringing the program into Nigeria.
 
Find more on this project at: http://www.adolescentwellness.org/rotary/
Adolescent Wellness: Peer Leadership through Interact 2017-06-12 04:00:00Z 0
Global health, including mental health, has been a focus 'down under' in Australia for over a decade.
 

Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.

Rotary Health Programs Down Under bb 2016-08-17 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Bill Farrow

District 5450

My club, Boulder Valley Rotary Club in Colorado (US), has been active in a variety of local mental health projects over the last three years. 
 
In early 2015, a group of clubs that either had mental health projects or were interested in learning more created an informal committee we named Rotary Mental Health Initiatives. The committee includes MH professionals who are not in Rotary.
 
In December 2015, we organized a mental health expo in Denver, Colorado. 33 mental health organizations had booths. 550 people, mostly Rotarians, attended. The Governor of Colorado spoke about the State’s progress and plans regarding mental health resources. There was also a great speaker from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation who told of her personal experiences dealing with mental health issues.  We think it was the largest public mental health education event in our state’s history. Feedback from participants was excellent. 
Stories from You! Bill Farrow 2016-07-26 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Rita Aggarwal. Practising Psychologist, Nagpur, India
In the year 1992, a 15 day module on Life skills and personality Development was prepared for school children in the age group of 10 to 16 years. Another advanced module was prepared for undergraduate college students in the age group of 16 to 22 years. It was realised that formal school education seriously lacked the components of development of a good personality and psychosocial competence, as it focused mainly on school curriculum teaching and learning. 
Life skills and Personality Development Programme Rita Aggarwal. Practising Psychologist, Nagpur, India 2016-07-26 00:00:00Z 0
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