Seminar on Mental Health Awareness
An awareness raising seminar on Mental Health was held by the Psychology Program being run under the Department of Management and Social Sciences. The seminar was organized by Dr. Ishrat Yousaf and Mr.Yasir Masood Afaq, Director House of Wellness was the guest speaker. He spoke to the audience on triggers, consequences and treatment modalities of mental health issues. The debate was centered on how mental health concerns are required to be addressed at varying levels. He also highlighted the role of stigma in recognition and help seeking for mental health issues. A large number of students and faculty participated in the event. The Head of the Department, Dr. Mueen Aizaz Zafar thanked the guest speaker and concluded the session by stressing importance of raising mental health awareness to ensure and support the mission to promote safer and healthier society. As a token of appreciation, Dr. Zafar presented University Shield to the speaker of the event.