Disha exam-helpline for students to start from tomorrow

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New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) Disha, a pre-exam helpline started by Snehi to help students cope anxiety and stress, would become operational from tomorrow.

Manned continuously by 20 trained volunteer counsellors from 1000 hrs to 1900 hrs till March 3, Disha would help students of Classes X , XI and XII from Delhi and National Capital Region in distress through telephonic and face-to-face counselling.

Snehi, an organisation for psycho-social support and mental health care, started the pre-exam helpline in 1999.

During the past nine years, Disha received 14,245 calls from students and 2465 from parents to share their anxiety, confusion and many more issues.

Last year, Snehi said it had received 1295 calls from distressed students and parents.


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