A workshop on enhancing adolescent Well-being was organised for parents of students studying in Classes IX-XII on 4th November 2023. The session was conducted by Dr. Ananya Mahapatra, founder of the Adolescent Mental Health Clinic, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital. The workshop, held as part of Delhi Government’s health initiative, Mission 2023, addressed key concerns of parents regarding their adolescent children.
Dr. Mahapatra emphasised the importance of time management, diet, and effective communication in fostering the well-being of adolescents. During the session, Dr. Mahapatra engaged with parents, answering questions on issues such as aggression and peer pressure among adolescents. Screen time management, a prevalent concern in the digital age, was also a focal point of discussion.
The workshop proved to be highly interactive, providing parents with valuable insights into understanding and supporting young children. Dr. Ananya Mahapatra’s expertise and guidance undoubtedly made the session beneficial for all attendees.