Panel Discussion: Childhood sexual abuse and its effect on mental health: 26th December, 2020.
Greetings from the IISc Wellness Centre.
We are pleased to organize a panel discussion on ‘Childhood sexual abuse and its effect on mental health’ to sensitize ourselves as well as to get answers to our specific queries.
Date and Time: 26th December, Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
About the event: According to data by the National Crime Record Bureau, a total of 109 children were sexually abused every day in India in 2018. With the COVID lockdown this year, the statistics are expected to rise even more. Such a traumatic event can have lifetime implications for the survivor besides the damage done immediately. Most often, children do not get help and it is in their adulthood that certain aspects begin to trouble them.
Our panellists are:
Dr John Vijay Sagar Kommu, Professor and Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS
Dr Vyjayanthi Subramaniyam, Consultant psychiatrist, Indian Institute of Science.
There will be brief introductions by the experts on the topic, and then your questions will be answered. There will also be a chance to ask questions directly to the experts during the event. The panellists will dedicate most of the time to address specific queries you have. We will try to cover as many queries as possible within the time available.
Empaths @ Wellness Centre