To monitor and promote the mental health issues and concerns of students and teachers and to facilitate providing of support to address the mental health and psychosocial aspects during conditions like COVID 19 and beyond
Tips for School Students, Teachers & Families
Empower Adolescent Peer Support
Come forth to be a peer educator/mentor by initiating and innovating online based peer support programs on life skills enrichments.
Motivate children to write about new skills and positive stories they have developed being at home and how they are spending their time with family.
Provide Authentic Information
Discuss facts about covid-19 and share facts which will help in reducing fear and distinguishing them from myths & rumours.
Tips for University/College Students, Faculty/Teachers & Families
In these times of uncertainty, focus on what you can control and take care of yourself to stay healthy
Use Healthy Coping
Plan for your next goal, learn new skills or connect with friends and family
Acknowledge your feelings
It is normal to feel anxious or worried. Recognize your feelings and express them with someone you trust to feel better
Support your students
Send positive messages and connect with your students. Extend emotional support if needed.
Care and Share
Care for yourself and your family and reach out to friends, colleagues and your family to relieve any stress
Identify professional support
Familiarise yourself with available counseling services for students in campus, online or over phone
Validate their feelings
Support your ward and empathise with their feelings
Provide Active Support
Interact with your ward and reassure them that you are there for them
Improvise daily schedule
Engage in pleasant indoor activities like games and music with all family members.
National Toll-Free Helpline Number
844 844 0632
to address students' psychosocial issues
Protect yourself and others!
Follow these Do’s and Don’ts
Practice frequent hand washing . Wash hands with soap and water or use alcohol based hand rub. Wash hands even if they are visibly clean.
Cover your nose and mouth with handkerchief/tissue while sneezing and coughing.
Throw used tissues into closed bins immediately after use.
See a doctor if you feel unwell (fever, difficult breathing and cough). While visiting doctor wear a mask/cloth to cover your mouth and nose.
If you have these signs/symptoms please call state helpline number or Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s 24X7 helpline at 011-23978046
Avoid participating in large gatherings.
Have a close contact with anyone. If you’re experiencing cough and fever.
Touch your eyes, nose and mouth.
Spit in public.
Ministry of Education, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.