Yellow September: the mental health of children and adolescents is the topic of lectures and discussions at Alego

The Escola do Legislativo, in partnership with the Commission for Children and Adolescents, is selling a collection of lectures on “Yellow September: Strategies to guard the mental health of children and adolescents”. Approaches to health promotion and suicide prevention.

The occasion was organized this Tuesday morning, the thirteenth, by Leda Borges (PSDB), President of the Assembly’s Commission on Children and Adolescents, Teofilo Luis, Director of the Legislative School, and Milena Alves, Head of the Pedagogical Section of the Legislative School. Then Professor Daniela Sacramento Zanini of the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás (PUC-GO) gave a lecture on the important causes and protecting elements of suicidal habits in children and adolescents.

After the dialogue, the workshop continued in the afternoon with a lecture by Sida Alves, a psychologist from the Goiania Municipal Health Department, on early childhood and insurance policies to advertise mental health and wholesome growth. clarify the downside to the individuals. “This is a topic that society ought to be linked with. We focus a lot on youngster schooling and growth, but when we do not finish the experiences of abuse in early childhood, we’re not going to develop actual mental health and we’re not going to develop wholesome brains.”

A specialist who works with individuals who undergo psychologically in consequence of violent conditions additionally emphasised the want to start out a dialogue on this topic. According to the newest analysis, even gentle circumstances of violence can have an effect on the mind system and result in loss of management. “The connection between the prevalence of mental sickness in early childhood and the expertise of these sufferings,” he famous.


Roberta Muniz, President of the Committee on Children and Adolescents of the Brazilian Bar Association – Goiás Section (OAB-GO), opened the afternoon lectures. He emphasised the significance of treating mental health from early childhood, with an emphasis on stopping future issues. “Suicide is one thing that is linked to taboos and prejudices and now we have to cover it, particularly when it includes children and youngsters,” he mentioned.

Specialists of guardianship, social help, healthcare, instructional organizations, workers of “Alego” and others took half in the occasion. concerned. “It is vital to incorporate this remark to information professionals working on this discipline of children and youth to be able to obtain and look after this inhabitants and their households, in order that they’ll determine the signs as shortly as attainable and stop a higher evil from occurring,” he emphasised.


Participating in the occasion, Professor Giovanna Leao, who works in the discipline of college inspection of the City Board of Education, emphasised the significance of the content material introduced in the seminar for the professionals who participated in the seminar. “For instance, the physique I work for is regulatory, advisory and social management. So, the subjects are associated to the efficiency of our operate. “This topic is essential for us,” he mentioned.

According to the trainer, data is important for suicide consciousness and prevention. “People lack schooling. “Access to data can decide the simplest course of motion, it doesn’t matter what function an individual performs, so he can intervene extra confidently,” he reasoned.


The occasion, which occurred in the 2nd lecture corridor of the Parliament Majilis, will proceed till this Wednesday, 14th, to be able to present data to the public on delicate points by way of this collection of lectures. According to Milena Costa, head of the pedagogic part of the Escola do Legislativo, the initiative arose from a public listening to in May by the Commission on Children and Adolescents on stopping and combating sexual violence and exploitation of children and adolescents.

“There was a excessive demand for trainings and seminars aimed at spreading information on the topic. Now that September is a time to consider mental health and suicide prevention, we have introduced collectively audio system with various backgrounds in youngster and adolescent mental health to carry extra steering, data and dialogue. methods and good practices for professionals working on this social safety community”, added Marcela Miranda, Alego of the Commission for Children and Adolescents.

Upcoming lectures

The workshop will proceed on Wednesday, 14, with the following schedule:

8:00 a.m. – Welcome to Rep. Jefferson Rodriguez (Republicans), member of the Children and Youth Committee;

8:20 – Opening of Lecture 3 with Erica Reiss, Guardianship Counselor from Goiania.

8:40 – 10:00 – third lecture on prevention of sexual violence in opposition to children and adolescents Internetwith Professor Elenis Mara Matos Novak of the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR);

10 hours – espresso break;

10:30 – 12:00 – continuation of the third lecture and opening for debate, dialogue, question-and-answer;

14.00 – Opening of the 4th lecture with Ivonilde Bidda Gonsalves from the Goiania Municipal Board of Education;

14:30-16:00 – Lecture 4 on the significance of free play and reference to nature for the wholesome growth of children and adolescents, with João Paulo Mello Amaral, coordinator of the “Children and Nature” program of the Alana Institute;

16 hours – espresso break;

16:30-18:00 – continuation of the 4th lecture and opening for debate, dialogue, question-and-answer.

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