DISTRICT ACTION GROUP ON MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES – DAGMHI 3030
Rita Aggarwal is a founding Charter member and Director on the Board on RAGMHI (Rotary Action Group on Mental Health Initiatives) since its inception in October 2015. This is a global body. She has served the Rotary District 3030 in several committees and had been the District Chair for RAG in the year 2020 -2021. Under her guidance a District Action Group on Mental Health Initiatives was formed in April 2021, with a Board of Directors. This is the first Chapter formed under the global RAGMHI. She initiated as Editor, MIND MATTERS, a monthly e-newsletter on mental health, by DAGMHI 3030, which is circulated world-wide through the Rotary network. It also gets circulated to college students in India. The Home page has a Tab on MIND MATTERS.
During the pandemic COVID 19, DAGMHI went into high gear organizing various seminars and workshops online with great response.
The following topics were conducted:
- First Aid Depression
- Basic Counselling skills and Help-line
- Prevention of Stress among youth
- Managing exam stress
- Mental well-being and immunity
- Prioritising Positivity for well-being.
- Mind the Miracle
- Cultivate Positivity for Happiness.
- Mental Health Matters
- Emotional Fitness
- Emotional Wellness
- Battling mental health issues.
- Stress and Mental Health.
- Good Personality for Youth.
- Managing Anger.
- Fun with Emotions.
Rita speaking at the Breakout session with Bob Anthony, Chair RAGMHI, at the Rotary International Convention, Houston 2022, on formation of the District Chapter.
Rita speaking at the Breakout session with Bob Anthony, Chair RAGMHI, at the Rotary International Convention, Houston 2022, on MIND MATTERS NEWSLETTER
Rita speaking at the Breakout session with Bob Anthony, Chair RAGMHI, at the Rotary International Convention, Houston 2022, on removing STIGMA.
RI PRESIDENT SHEKHAR MEHTA IN CONVERSATION WITH RITA AGGARWAL, EDITOR MIND MATTERS- JULY 2020.