Undergraduate Student Support Service Office (SSSO) of St. Mary's University, in collaboration with Vice President for Research and International Relations Office (VPRIR), organized a half-day training session on health and well-being on the 18th of November 2022 at Multi-purpose Hall, SMU Undergraduate Campus. The training was designed and presented by Demoz Tadesse, MD, MPH.
During the session, the presenter stated that health and well-being is the embodiment of physical, psychological, and social well-being. Moreover, he clarified that physical wellness involves self-care and a temperate lifestyle, while emotional or mental health well-being embraces positive or an ability to manage thoughts and emotions; and social health combines interpersonal and social relations.
Following the presentation, the session went engaging as participant students raised various issues related to health and well-being. It came to an end with a concluding remark by Hirut Ebdo, Head, Undergraduate Student Support Service Office (SSSO). She remarked that the awareness creation was organized as health and academic achievement have direct relationship. Finally, she appreciated the presenter for his voluntary contribution to bring this session to a reality.