Hrudayaram Trauma Care
Hrudayaram Mobile Trauma Care Unit is so grateful to Almighty for the opportunity to be depended by the people whenever and wherever there are accidental death, shocking illness, serious disputes, natural calamities and other crisis related traumas. Where ever there is an emergency minimum 30 counsellors will be ready to move to the field with its action plan and perfume our duties as volunteer service.
The unforgettable road accident which occurred on 4th December 2008 at Perumannu Village, which involved the gruesome death of 10 innocent children and grievous injury to 11 others rocked the entire village. Hrudayaram team of counselors, Psycho therapists and the students of Hrudayaram Community college reached out voluntary service towards injured and the souls of the deeply hurt families of the affected ones.
RELIEF TO OCKHI CYCLONE HIT ZONE AT POONTHURA
This is commendable on the great efforts that Hrudayaram Community College of counselling Psychology, Kannur exerted with imitable professionalism, dedication and untiring enthusiasm in counselling and Psychotherapy to heal the trauma of the affected by Ockhi cyclone hit Zone at Punthoora in Thiruvananthapuram under the leadership of Sr. Dr. TreesaPalackal ,The Director of Hrudayaram and 13 sisters of Sacred Heart Congregation with PGCP students ,who studied in Community college. Hrudayaram team allayed agony and the pangs of Separation during the camp held from the 7 to 13 of January 2018 by two batches. At first 5 Sisters visited Poonthura first week of January, then they understood the gruesome scene of the cyclone hit zone, especially the abnormal pathology of emotional disorders, Mind numbing rate of the death, even Govt. agencies were struggling to mollify an angry crowd. The Director of the institute Sr. Dr.Treesa Palackal and 13 Sisters with Poonthura Parish brilliantly planned for fast action.
A Team of counsellor's voluntary service was provided there within a week the affected of trauma Zone, felt a look of verdancy was palpable in the work of Hrudayaram. The scene of Boat capsized and their breathless action was stung in the mind of the rescued person. They were afraid of taking the job again. Agony of grueling trek through the sea was shocked in their mind to continue the Job. Rescued person were punctuating the montage of events, beloved one's death made them in suicidal gloom and psychosis .Through Counselling and Psychotherapy the affected minds were relieved from pain and grief .The team members were ready to cope with life’s inconvenience. Day long precision that does not smudge or fade made Hrudayaram's effort a blissful ending. Without buying any money, fund or any privileges, Hrudayaram rendered its duty through voluntary Service to the society.
HRUDAYA HASTAM TRAUMA CARE
As per the request from Honorable Health Minister Mrs. Shylaja teacher, Hrudayaram Community College of Counseling in collaboration with National Health Mission Kannur rendered free two phased counseling services named “HrudayaHastam” to the flood affected people in the districts of Ernakulam and Alappuzha in the month of September 2018.
In the first phase, 20 members team went to Alappuzha under the leadership of Dr. Sr. TreesaPalackal S H and another 20 member team went to Ernakulam under the leadership of Sr. Jancy Paul S H. we could help around 300 families in each district. We spend five days there and visited families and helped them to recover from flood affected traumas though counseling and psychotherapy.
In the second phase, 40 members team again went to Kunnukara Panchayathu, Ernakulam asper the request from the Panchayath authorities. During this time, initially couseling and psychotherapy were given to authorities of Panchayathu. Then we extended services to the 15 wards of the same panchayathu. We visited around 1000 houses and helped them to recover from flood affected traumas though counseling and psychotherapy.
In addition to the house visiting, we conducted classes and group counseling to the students in schools. Classes were organized for teachers, parents and students. Play therapy, music therapy etc were used for students in order to heal them. The most beautiful blessing from the God was that the Panchayath was declared as the “PRALAYANANTHARA MANASIKAKHATHA MUKTHA PANCHAYATHU”.
BUS ACCIDENT AT KANDANKALI SCHOOL
In the month of January 2018, students from Kandankali School went for a picnic and bus got accident. Many were injured in the accident and students became panic at the accident. After the accident students were reluctant to come to school. So we the Hrudayaram team went to the school and helped the teachers and students thorough counseling and psychotherapy.