IUBAT observed the World Mental Health Day 2019 on Thursday, 10 October 2019 in its own campus. The program started with a rally participated by the students, faculty and staff. The rally went around the campus and the part of Embankment Road in Uttara.
Honorable Vice-Chancellor of IUBAT Prof. Dr. Abdur Rab joined the rally along with the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Prof Dr Hamida Akhtar Begum, Treasurer & Director Administration, Prof. Selina Nargis.
Following it a psychological assessment was conducted on different issues like hopelessness, depression, anxiety, social avoidance and distress, personality, OCD , life satisfaction etc..
As the theme of this year’s Mental Health Day was “mental health promotion and suicide prevention”. There was a Poster presentation on suicide prevention consisting of information on myths, warning signs, risks and protective factors of suicide.
The Program was organized by Professor Mahmuda Khanum Counseling and Guidance Center of IUBAT in association with its Department of Psychology.
This program was successfully completed with the participation of whole IUBAT community (students, faculties and staffs).