Mental Health Programme
In Government Order No. 515 CGM 2002 dated 7.2.2002 setting up of mental health clinics in the district hospitals of Davanagere, Koppal, Gadag, Haveri, Chamarajanagar, Udupi and Bagalkot districts was sanctioned. This plan budget scheme is continued during 2015-16. During 2004-05 the scheme was implemented in district hospitals of four districts namely Karwar, Chamarajanagar, Gulbarga and Shimoga.
"Manasadhara"/Day Care Centre" as announced in the budget in the year 2013-14. have been set up in 13 districts Gadag, Mysore, Chickaballapura, Chickamagalur, Bijapur, Mangalore, Chamrajnagar, Bellary, Gulbarga, Davangere, Chitradurga, Belguam, Raichur.
Components of the scheme
- Training of Medical Officers in PHC/CHC/GH and treatment of mentally ill patients at these centers
- Training of Health workers for early identification of mentally ill, refer for treatment and follow-up.
As per the directions of the Honourable High Court of Karntaka, Writ appeal No: 18741/99/PIL "Mental Health Awareness Campaign" has been planned and conducted in all districts.
Karnataka State Mental Health Authority has been constituted. Through Karnataka State Mental Health Authority "Monochinthana" Awarness programmes are broadcast on every Friday between 4.30 pm to 5.00 pm FM Vividabharathi, in Akashvani Bangalore.
District Mental Health Programme running in 4 district have been extended to 8 districts & to function as per 11th five year plan guidelines, Proposal has been sent to NHM for the release of funds.
For the service of Mental ill patients 108 Ambulance is available & 104 Sahayavani is functioning to give information those who are in need.
Enhancing mental health of adolescents is a component under Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) is included as an activity under National Health Mission Activities taken up under the Flexipool for Non-Communicable diseases including injury and trauma under Manasadhara Programme (Daycare centre) as a part of implementation of National Mental Health programme (NMHP).
Details of activities taken up in the 18 District Hospitals from 2014-15 under Manasadara.
|Sl No.||District||Date of establishment||Name of NGO||No. of patients||Activities done|
|1||Bangaluru Urban||10.09.2015||Moksha Foundation||5||-|
|2||Ballari||05.11.2014||Bethesda Rural Development Society||40||Taiiloring, Envelope making, wire bag, painting|
|3||Vijayapura||08.08.2014||Sri Dhanamma Devi Mahila & Seva||28||-|
|5||Chamarajanagar||01.03.2014||Sahaya Trust||638|| |
|6||Chikkaballlapura||01.08.2014||Pragati Rural Branch||4916|| |
|7||Chitradurga||02.12.2014||Date Charitable Society||22||IEC Activities carried out in all the taluka in the district.|
|8||Chikkamagaluru||11.07.2014||Anikethan Social Welfare Centre||68||Cover making, trailoring, mat making, flower making.|
|9||Davanagere||25.08.2014||Adarsh Samaja Karya Samsthe||272||-|
|10||Dakshina Kannada||07.06.2014||Nitte University||1200|| |
|11||Gadag||01.03.2014||Karuna Gramina Ekikrutha Abivruddi Samsthe||120||-|
|12||Kalburgi||01.11.2014||Mother Theresa Urban & Rural Development Society||150||Computer training, paper cover making.|
|13||Hassan|| || ||12|| |
|14||Haveri||Selection of NGO in Haveri is under process. |||||
|15||Mandya||26.05.2014||St Jhonas Mission Society||40||NGO is running activities on its own.|
|16||Mysore||26.05.2014||Karuna Trust||100|| |
|17||Raichuru||23.12.2014||Ksha Kiran Charitable Trust||7||Computer training, paper cover making.|
|18||Yadgiri||Manasadhara day care centre is yet to be set up. |||||