Selected students to study mental health, undergo empathy training

Understudies in chosen optional schools and colleges in the nation will be prepared in emotional well-being, because of a program led by Yayasan TM and the Green Ribbon Group (GRG).

Those taking an interest will concentrate on psychological well-being and go through compassion preparing. They will then be in a superior situation to offer assistance to others in emergency.

These understudies would be known as Green Ribbon envoys — advocates for psychological well-being at their foundations and help their companions.

Yayasan TM chief Izlyn Ramli is certain the preparation will permit them to give trust and backing to those confronting any emergency.

“We need to guarantee understudies are formed into certain, confident, balanced people – prepared to confront every one of the vulnerabilities that life might toss their direction,” she said in a proclamation.

GRG pioneer and president Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan Al-Sultan Abdullah said the program would construct the establishment for good emotional wellness.

“I think nothing has led the ‘upskilling’ of emotional well resembling the pandemic.

“A definitive dream is run a pilot for fostering a complete prospectus on psychological well-being in school educational plans no matter how you look at it – for youth, essential and optional understudies,” she said.

This preparing system will help something like 150 understudies at five colleges cross country through the “Incomparable Project”. This follows a fruitful pilot project did at Universiti Malaya in January.

A two-hour module on psychological well-being, ways of adapting to issues and empowering peer backing will likewise be made accessible at 10 optional schools in the Klang Valley by means of the TM Future Skills program.

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