Srinagar: Police in Budgam have organised a Webinar on stress management under the title of “Stress and mental health of police personnel in current scenario and remedies thereof”.
The speakers on the occasion were Dr Nisar Ahmad Wani Professor Psychology and Mrs Insha Hassan in charge of Drug De-addiction Centre Budgam. Police personnel posted across the district especially on outguard posts participated in the programme. During the webinar, the coping mechanisms to manage stress were discussed particularly in the present Covid-19 pandemic. The participants were encouraged to change their lifestyles and thinking patterns. Dr Nisar highlighted the stress management mechanisms vis a vis skills to be adopted to achieve the same. A cognitive psychotherapeutic method was also deliberated by the guest speaker Mrs Insha who highlighted the mental aspects of stress management.