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Supreme Court to hold a workshop on Tuesday, September 15, to create awareness on mental health issues caused by COVID-19 pandemic

The workshop is part of an initiative envisioned by the Chief Justice of India, Justice SA Bobde, towards ensuring overall wellness and to create awareness amongst the stakeholders at the Apex Court.

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An interactive workshop called "Mind Matters" for creating awareness among stakeholders at the Supreme Court in relation to mental well-being and distress caused due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be held on Tuesday, September 15.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a host of mental health issues including stress, anxiety and distress.

In order to address these issues and create awareness about these pandemic related mental health aspects, an interactive session is held by the Supreme Court tomorrow.

The workshop is part of an initiative envisioned by the Chief Justice of India, Justice SA Bobde, towards ensuring overall wellness and to create awareness amongst the stakeholders at the Apex Court, including Registry staff, lawyers and litigants.

This workshop will touch upon the issue of dealing with the strain, fear and anxieties induced by the pandemic and will be held in collaboration with the Director of the Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences, Delhi tomorrow at 3.30 PM in the Supreme Court's additional building.

All the officials of the rank Registrars and Additional Registrars will join tomorrow's workshop. This will also help as a learning experience for similar workshops to be held for other staff members of the Court in the future.

Additionally, a Mental wellness Helpdesk and teleconsultation are other initiatives that are in the pipeline.

Read the Press note:

PRESS NOTE - MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP AT SC.pdf
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