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Too many bosses in govt departments lead to paper leaks: COMEDK chief on exam season

As this year's COMEDK exams are approaching, class XII Science students are gearing up to attempt them. We speak to S Kumar, Executive Secretary, COMEDK, about what students can do to prepare better

Published on 31st January 2020
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Dyslexia is not simply a mental health problem, it is a social problem: Madras Dyslexia Association Founder, D Chandrasekhar

D Chandrasekhar of the Madras Dyslexia Association, speaks about the need to understand dyslexia in the Indian context and support students in coping with it

Published on 8th January 2020
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This 32-year-old's documentary talks about the growing mental health issues among youngsters today

Raghav Krishnan's documentary Darkness deals with mental health illness among youngsters and the societal pressure they face

Published on 5th December 2019
NIMHANS sets up SAFE clinic

NIMHANS sets up SAFE clinic to help people who want to quit substance abuse

The Substance Abuse-Free Existence (SAFE) clinic, with the philosophy 'Staying substance free - a way of living', will offer several services

Published on 16th October 2019
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World Suicide Prevention Day: 10 common signs that your loved one is suicidal and how to help them

On World Suicide Prevention Day, a psychiatrist explains to us what are the risk factors that lead to an individual committing the act and how we can prevent it

Published on 10th September 2019
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Man with a plan: This MP cop also teaches school students while serving as a public servant

Sub-inspector of Kumhari police station in Hata subdivision, BS Thakur, teaches the students while serving as a public servant

Published on 7th September 2019
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Teachers' Day: Now, Punjab teachers to counsel students for career and personal problems in Govt schools

The entire project is being conducted without any extra funds in collaboration with a non-profit organisation Nishan Educational Trust

Published on 4th September 2019
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Substance Abuse: How Chennai's TTK Foundation is using music and horticulture to help rehabilitation

Going beyond just regular therapy to help people deal with alcohol and drug abuse, the foundation is helping people come out of addiction

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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#SayNoToDrugs: Madurai school students share life stories on International day against drug abuse

Marking the occasion, the students were screened a short film that highlighted the perils of drug addiction and its effects on families

Published on 27th June 2019
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This course by MeDiClown Academy and Saveetha University will train you to be a medical clown  

What sort of person goes into a hospital room and try to lighten the mood? A medi-clown of course! We catch up with Fif Fernandes and Hamish Boyd who run the MeDiClown Academy in Auroville

Published on 24th June 2019
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Social Justice Department to strengthen School Protection Groups in Kozhikode

The role of the SPGs is to handle juvenile offences and stop unlawful activities taking place in the vicinity of schools

Published on 10th June 2019
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Suicide is the mind throwing your body away like old clothes: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at IIT-BHU

The humanitarian, spiritual leader and ambassador of peace also spoke about educational reforms, peace and motivation — as students protested against his being invited to IIT in the first place

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Harshbalyam initiative in Kozhikode to tackle substance abuse, trafficking

The project that came into effect in August and is being carried out in 55 schools in Kozhikode city

Published on 1st January 2019
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From now, school kids in Kerala to have lessons on drugs in their textbooks

A meeting of the curriculum steering committee was held recently and a meeting of various stakeholders is expected to be held on December 18 and 19

Published on 11th December 2018
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St Joseph's PU College in Bengaluru to hold awareness rally against drugs, human trafficking

Believing in the concern for human life, the principal of the institution, Fr. Melvin Lobo says, “It is not surprising that the teenagers who use drugs often have a poor academic record"

Published on 23rd June 2018

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