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District Mental Health Programme under National Mental Health Program

Main goal is to integrate Mental Health Care services to general health care. 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 implemented in 10 Talukas under Taluka mental Health Program(TMHP).


Manochaitanya Program (Super Tuesday clinic)

This Programme is a unique initiative of Govt. of Karnataka. Under this programme, on selected Tuesdays Psychiatrist from   District Mental Health Program provide specialist Services to the mentally ill at the Taluka level hospitals. Currently these are functional in all Taluk Hospitals 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.  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: 02-02-2023 01:42 PM Updated By: Admin

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