Professor Mahmuda Khanum Counseling and Guidance Center of IUBAT in association with the Department of Psychology, IUBAT observed World Mental Health Day on 10th October (Monday), 2022. Theme of this year is Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority. This celebration started with a rally followed by mental health assessment and bulletin board on different mental health issues like suicide prevention, depression, anger and social anxiety.
Honorable Pro Vice-Chancellor of IUBAT Prof Dr Hamida Akthar Begum joined the rally along with the Treasurer & Director Administration- Prof. Selina Nargis.
Psychological assessment was conducted in the open auditorium of IUBAT on different issues such as hopelessness, depression, anxiety, social avoidance and distress, personality, OCD, life satisfaction etc.
Bulletin board on mental health issues consisted information on myths, warning signs, symptoms, risks factor and protective factors of depression, suicide, anger and social anxiety.
This program was successfully completed with the participation of the IUBAT community (students, faculties, staff).
There will be a seminar and a workshop on mental health issues in this month as a part of the celebration.