Creating a Dignified World for All News Story

Sadia Tahir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Satellite Town Girls Campus

Rawalpindi: World Mental Health Day was celebrated at Beaconhouse Satellite Town Girls Campus around the theme of “Creating a World of Dignity for All” on October 8, 2019. The students aimed to raise awareness about respecting dignity of all people, and especially of those with mental health issues. Beaconhouse Satellite Town Girls Campus expressed that it is their honour and privilege to host an esteemed guest speaker, Mr Aamir Habib Khattak. Mr Khattak is a philanthropist by birth and a psychologist by profession. Mr Khattak graduated with a BS Hons in Psychology and pursued his higher studies in Comparative Public Policy from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A. He has worked with British Council as the British Commonwealth Scientific Office Ambassador in the role of teacher trainer and international school award consultant. He has also served with International Medical Corps as a Psychologist. Mr Khattak had an interactive session with eager Beaconites, where he spoke about helping people with mental health conditions and how families should be made to feel connected through mutually supportive relationships. He also encouraged the students to play a positive role in this regard by empowering people suffering from mental health and to advocate for the rights and dignity of people with mental health conditions.

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