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District Mental Health Programme under NHM

One of the strategies to address the treatment gap and to facilitate training of all health staff starting from PHC level, for early identification and treatment of mentally ill, is District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) under National Mental Health Programme. District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) is implemented in all the 30 districts and BBMP in Karnataka. Also taken 10 Talukas under Taluka mental Health Program(TMHP).

Manochaitanya (Super Tuesday clinic)

Programme is a unique initiative of Govt. of Karnataka. Under this programme, on selected Tuesdays Psychiatrist from   DMHP/DH/Medical college/Private, provide specialist Services to the mentally ill at the Taluka level hospitals. Currently these are functional in 146 Taluks of the State.

Community Mental Health Day Care Centers (Manasadhara Centers)

Community Mental Health Day care Programme, funded by the Govt. of Karnataka.  One for each District. Day Care Centre / Rehabilitation centre for the recovered mentally ill persons by recognized NGO’s was inaugurated on 09.10.2014. These centers are functional in 15 districts (Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Udupi, Tumkur, Hassan, Dharwad, Gadag, Mandya, Chitradurga, Haveri, Kolar, Chickkaballapura and Belagum). Efforts are continued to start these centers in all the districts.

Last Updated: 16-06-2020 03:41 PM Updated By: Admin

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