When you need help
If you feel anything unusual and if it persists, feel free to talk to a mental health professional.
SEEKING HELP IN NEED IS A SIGN OF HEALTH
“I’m feeling depressed, lonely and very tense”
“I’ wish that I could relate better and have more social life”
“There is continuous conflict in my studies”
“I’ get very tense over exams and never seem to do myself justice”
“I’ m undecided about my career”
“I’m so unhappy with my family”
“I feel I am the cause of all problems”
Counselling is a helping relationship with a person in need and a professional to bring about attitudinal or behavioural change aimed at WELLNESS.
Counselling is …
- Client-centred — specific to the needs, issues and circumstances of each individual client.
- An interactive, collaborative and respectful process.
- Directed towards developing autonomy and self-responsibility in clients.
- Considerate of interpersonal situation, social/cultural context, readiness to change.
- Asking questions, eliciting information, reviewing options and developing action plans.
Counselling is NOT …
- Telling or direction
- Giving advice
- A conversation
- An interrogation
- A confession.
Rakhi Menon- Student counsellor
MSW in Medical and Psychiatric social work
Student wellness centre
Ph. 9447488971, 0484-2890551
Available time 9.00am to 5pm (MON –SAT)
A-Z Principles of well-being
A – Appreciate – persons and places in and around you.
B – Believe in God – Begin TODAY
C – Connect – with family, friends, colleagues and neighbour, this will keep you happy and safe. CHANGE starts with you
D – Do your best
E – Eat – Healthy diet will improve your mood and energy
F – Feel nature- Nature can help you to reduce the level of stress, anxiety and depression
G – Give – smallest act of SERVICE to others can make you and others happier. Have at least one GOAL in your life
H – Honesty the best policy – be honest to yourself
I – I love my self – I am good – I can do good
J – Join a club /forum in the college. It will help you to improve your Knowledge, attitude and skills. Change your mood, confidence, ability to think creatively and clearly. Keep yourself safe
K – Keep yourself safe
L – Learn something everyday
M – Motivate yourself – self motivated
N – NO to Drugs, No to evil . YES to Nature
O – Observe – it is a world of Opportunities
P – Practice makes one perfect
Q – Quit your negative thoughts
R – Relax – find time for yourself to relax, Read something daily
S – Sleep – ensure sufficient sleep every day, Smile at your problems
T – Triple Trust – Trust yourself, Trust others, Trust God.
U – Utilize your resources
V – Virtue starts with non-Violence
W – Wealth from Waste
X – eXercise to keep you fit.
Y – You be the change you want to be
Z – Zealous for Good