Webinar on Mental Health held at St Xavier’s College



Department of Chemistry, St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised a webinar for its students on ‘Nurturing Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic’, as part of the campaign to influence public behaviour on COVID-19 initiated by the Directorate of Higher Education, Government
of Goa.

Resource persons were faculty of psychology, Don Bosco College, Panaji, Zaneta D’Mello and psychologist at Neurospace and Silver Linings, Guidance and Counselling Center, Margao, Lareina D’Souza. They delivered a presentation in an interactive style to youngsters, stressing the importance of maintaining good mental health through proactive strategies and a confident approach to life challenges. The session was moderated by professor, department of psychology, Janet Fernandes.

The question and answer session witnessed a large interest in several issues and concerns about ways to approach life positively during the pandemic. The webinar received participation of 547 students.