Thursday 6 June 2024

VKV Sivasagar Hosts Interactive Session with Dr. Sanju Borgohain on Tackling Peer Pressure

Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV) Sivasagar held an enlightening interaction session with Dr. Sanju Borgohain, a psychiatrist from Sivasagar Civil Hospital, on June 5th. The session, titled "How to Tackle Peer Pressure," aimed to equip Class IX students with essential skills to navigate the challenges of peer influence.

Dr. Borgohain, a renowned expert in his field, provided valuable insights into the dynamics of peer pressure and its potential impact on young minds. Students engaged in an open and interactive discussion, sharing their experiences and concerns. Dr. Borgohain offered practical strategies and advice to help students build resilience and make informed decisions in the face of peer pressure. The session covered various aspects of peer pressure, including:

  • Identifying peer pressure: Students learned to recognize the different forms of peer pressure, both positive and negative.
  • Developing coping mechanisms: Dr. Borgohain emphasized the importance of developing effective coping mechanisms to resist negative peer pressure.
  • Building self-confidence: Students were encouraged to cultivate self-confidence and assertiveness to make choices that align with their values and goals.
  • Seeking support: Dr. Borgohain stressed the importance of seeking support from trusted adults, such as parents, teachers, and counselors, when facing challenging situations.

The interactive session provided a safe space for students to discuss sensitive topics and learn from each other's experiences. The students actively participated in the session, asking questions and sharing their personal experiences.

VKV Sivasagar remains committed to nurturing well-rounded individuals who can thrive in a rapidly changing world. The school regularly organizes such awareness programs and workshops to empower students with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate the challenges of adolescence.

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