Pune, 1st July 2023: Students at Arena Animation FC Road were provided with a valuable opportunity to enhance their mental well-being through a series of workshops conducted by the Mental Health Awareness Program (MHAP) team. Led by renowned speaker Kamlesh Sonawane, the enlightening sessions focused on general mental health care and evidence-based life skills.
Over 50 students eagerly participated in the workshops, benefiting from Sonawane’s expertise and guidance. Through interactive discussions and practical exercises, students gained valuable insights into taking care of their mental health, recognizing its significance in the creative industry.
Nikhil Halli, the Director of Arena Animation FC Road, warmly welcomed the MHAP team and expressed his appreciation for such initiatives. He emphasized the importance of fostering a progressive thought process among students and acknowledged that mental health is a vital aspect of their overall well-being.
During the workshop, the MHAP team also announced the launch of the Mental Well-being Graphic Design Competition, which aims to raise awareness about mental health through artistic expressions. Students were encouraged to participate and utilize their creative talents to spread awareness and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health.
In an inspiring moment, the students took an oath to prioritize their mental health and overcome negative thoughts. Their commitment to self-care and well-being marks a positive step towards building a healthier and more compassionate community.
MHAP 2023, a joint initiative by Punekar News and Anhad, is dedicated to making mental well-being a priority for all. Through workshops, awareness campaigns, and creative endeavors like the Graphic Design Competition, MHAP aims to create a society where mental health is valued and nurtured.
The MHAP team is enthusiastic about organizing more empowering workshops and events to continue promoting mental well-being among students, professionals, and the wider community. By providing the necessary tools and support, MHAP strives to create an environment where individuals can thrive mentally and emotionally.