Wellness Centre ‘Niramaya’ Inaugurated at INHS Asvini On World Mental Health Day

President NWWA (Western Region), Charu Singh inaugurated ‘Niramaya’, a Wellness Centre at INHS Asvini, Mumbai, on the occasion of World Mental Health Day on October 10. The Centre is an innovative wellness promotion initiative and aims to address mental health needs of the naval community at Mumbai in a facility outside the Hospital premises for a Humane Touch.

Located in a heritage building adjacent to the hospital, it is a stand-alone facility that will encourage sharing of thoughts, feelings and concerns with expert counsellors from Asvini, who will offer guidance on improving well-being and resilience through twelve specialised services including guidance on positive parenting, student and career guidance, marital enrichment, coping with chronic illnesses, taking care of the elderly, and dealing with grief and trauma.

Speaking on the occasion, NM, Commanding Officer INHS Asvini, enumerated the multiple steps envisaged by the hospital to address the holistic wellness needs of naval community at Mumbai Inauguration of the Centre celebrated this year’s theme “Make Mental Health and Well-being for all a Global Priority”.

This message was elegantly communicated through a skit on wellness and a yoga demonstration put up by cadets of the College of Nursing, INHS Asvini. A poster competition on the theme was also organised and saw a large participation from the naval community. Award winners were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Charu Singh, who also addressed the gathering and lauded the efforts made to enhance holistic well-being and hoped that the project will be well utilised by the community.



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