Griffins International School Launched a Mental Wellbeing Initiative DI-COV


News Desk, News Nation 360 : Griffins International School, Kharagpur, in its endeavour to help each member of Griffin's family, has launched DI-COV (We Will Win) - an initiative to ensure mental wellbeing. The school is conducting e-counselling sessions for Students as well as their parents. The school has also organized a virtual interactive session with the COVID Survivors of Griffins family who has successfully managed to fight COVID and achieve victory over it. They shared their personal stories of hope, resilience, and inspiration. Students, as well as their parents and staff of the schools, can get the benefits of the e-counselling sessions. Parents, grandparents, students who have recovered from Covid will speak about their experiences to boost others. In this awareness drive, some parents who are either doctors, nurses, counsellors or associated with the medical field will also speak in short videos to spread the message. Sarbari Brahma, Principal, Griffins International School said

that this pandemic has posed many challenges in front of them. There is a pressing need for Mental wellbeing among Children. To tide over the pandemic-induced challenges, conducting counselling sessions for students and their parents are deemed necessary. They must listen to them and help them ease into the new normal. They decided to conduct e-counselling sessions with a leading psychologist to support and address the mental health concerns of students who are experiencing personal or academic challenges. During the current pandemic, children are confined to their homes and are expected to adapt to a whole new way of learning in a quick span of time. They are not allowed to see their friends in fear of the deadly infection. These can be stressful and lead to erratic behaviour among children. These children should be treated with gentle care. So, Griffins International School has taken a step forward to take care of the mental health of the students and their family. The School Safety Committee headed by the Principal of Griffins International School has started an e-counselling session with psychologist Dr Pragya R Chowdhury. The session aims to strengthen child - parent’s bonds, address anxiety, identify psychological needs, the importance of mental fitness, answer queries, and help them to sail through this crisis. The counsellor will also provide recommendations and education to parents about the mental health concerns of their children.

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Report : Anustup Kundu