Community Based Mental Health

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Community Based Mental Health

Antara has been able to reach Psychiatric Service to the common man by making them accessible & affordable to all irrespective of the socio economic groups or classes they belong to.

The Community-based mental health programmes reach the services further down to the grass-roots level of the population through a set of community based service initiatives. There will be special programmes to include the destitute, the marginalized, homeless & other very needy patients.

The CBMHP have the following components.

>> Prevention Programmes

  • School Mental Health Programmes
  • Workshops & Seminars
  • Spreading Awareness through Media
  • Putting up stalls in Exhibitions
  • Training programmes for Health Workers, Teachers, Community Workers

>> Detection Camps

  • Detection Camps in Schools
  • Camps to Sensitize & Identify Alcoholics and other Chemical Dependents
  • Child Guidance Services & Play Therapy Programme
  • Support Programmes through Helpline* (Internet, Telephone)

>> Care & Support Programme

  • Subsidized OPD and indoor Treatment
  • Family Counselling
  • Advocacy
  • Socio Economic Support for Client and Family
  • Home Visit by Social Workers
  • Monthly Group Meeting and Workshops
  • Networking and Referral Services Assistance to Procure Disability Certificate, Pensions, etc.
  • Self Help Group for Financial Support
  • Skill Training Income Generation Programmes

>> School Mental Health Programme

  • Awareness Building Activities through School Mental Health Programmes.