HOW YOU CAN HELP
Funds are required to drum up publicity and awareness about the availability of such services to those who need them in time. Organizing and sensitizing society through regular training sessions and seminars across the country to detect signs of stress and emotional outbursts in the early stages respond adequately.
Publicity : Publicity by the centres needs to be carried out in a sustained manner so that there is awareness of the service in times of crisis.
Training : Fresh batches of volunteers need to be trained as well as regular on going training of existing volunteers’ needs to be conducted. Gatekeepers of society, like teachers, nurses, police personnel and other N.G.Os need to be trained to be sensitive to signs of emotional crisis in their wards and how to respond adequately to such situations.
Awareness : To run awareness programmes for schools, colleges, women groups, employees etc., to make the general public aware that emotional support is as important as social and material support.