Disha 1056 Launch

Updated on 30 September 2013

DISHADisha 1056 Direct Intervention System











A complete health helpline.The Health Department and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) jointly launched a 24-hour helpline, DISHA (Direct Intervention System for Health Awareness)’, to help students combat problems arising out of examinations-related stress. Trained counselors have been employed to help students manage all stress-related problems during exams and also handle suicide prevention counselling. The helpline has been devised in such a manner that, if required, the calls may be transferred to spychitarists in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi or the counselling centers attached to them.