Projects that makes a difference
An Initiative to promote Mental Health wellbeing in Madurai Corporation Schools
As a response to the growing mental health concerns among children and adolescents, Project “Happy Schooling”, the joint initiative of Madurai Corporation, HCL Foundation, and M.S.Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation, Madurai is launched in 24 schools run by Madurai Corporation.
The aim of the project is to promote the mental wellbeing of the students through the comprehensive mental health care system and thereby achieve excellence in education.
The projects provide opportunities for creating teacher counselors and in house counseling and various other Mental Heath enriching Programs.
Celebrate Life, Live Joyfully
A school mental health initiative of MS Chellamuthu Trust and Research foundation supported by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is launched in 6 schools out of which 1 Government and 5 Government aided schools in Madurai.
The project conducted various activities such as mental health literacy, training for teachers, students and parents to promote psychosocial well-being of all the stakeholders of the school. This project also provides an opportunity to create a student friendly environment that will foster resilience.
School Counselling was incorporated as a part of establishing a healthy environment to promote mental health. It also intends to build up a permanent support system by forming the speak club in schools. Overall, it aims to foster mental health in schools and thereby to achieve academic excellence..