Updated: October 11, 2021 10:06:06 am
To help its students deal with emotional challenges, Global Indian International School (GIIS), Pune, has set up a mental health helpline – a confidential platform where they can discuss their issues “without fear of any questions or prejudice”.
The helpline, called GIIS Healthline, works on the principle of open-door policy wherein any student can walk in without any hesitation or fear, said Rajiv Bansal, Director-Operations, GIIS, India, on the eve of World Mental Health Day on Saturday.
Bansal said, “Mental health disorder in students is a challenging issue that needs a collaborative effort and a multi-level approach from parents, schools, and health care providers…”
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