In an effort to address the mental health challenges arising from conflict, a conference was held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) in Manipur. The conference aimed to explore strategies for promoting mental well-being and resilience in communities affected by conflict.
The conference brought together mental health professionals, researchers, community leaders, and policymakers to share insights and experiences on navigating conflict-related mental health issues. Participants discussed the unique challenges faced by individuals and communities in conflict-affected areas and explored innovative approaches to promoting mental resilience.
Speakers at the conference emphasized the importance of recognizing and addressing the psychological impact of conflict on individuals and communities. They highlighted the need for holistic approaches to mental health care that take into account the social, economic, and cultural factors influencing mental well-being.
Participants also discussed the role of community-based interventions in promoting mental resilience and supporting individuals affected by conflict. They emphasized the importance of building supportive networks and providing access to mental health services in remote and underserved areas.
Spreading Mental Health Awarness
The conference served as a platform for exchanging knowledge and best practices in the field of conflict-related mental health. It provided an opportunity for stakeholders to collaborate and develop strategies for addressing the complex mental health needs of conflict-affected populations in Manipur.
In addition to discussions, the conference also featured workshops and training sessions aimed at building capacity among mental health professionals and community workers. These sessions focused on topics such as trauma-informed care, psychosocial support, and resilience-building techniques.
The conference concluded with a commitment to continue efforts to promote mental health and resilience in conflict-affected areas of Manipur. Participants pledged to work collaboratively to develop and implement community-based initiatives that address the root causes of mental health problems and build stronger, more resilient communities.
Also, the conference on mental health and resilience held at JNIMS in Manipur highlighted the importance of addressing the psychological impact of conflict on individuals and communities. By bringing together stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, the conference served as a valuable platform for sharing knowledge, exchanging ideas, and developing strategies to promote mental well-being in conflict-affected areas.