Center for Mental Health & Disabilities

CMHD

About us

Establishing the Centre for Mental Health and Disabilities (CMHD) was one of the initiatives of our Chairman, Board of Trustees Hon Shri Madhukar Pathak with the broad vision of unique Mental Health activities and Disability Services to be provided in the field of Mental Health and Disability across India.


The primary aim of this centre is to assist, help, enable and strengthen the capacities Mental Health Professionals and person with all kind of disabilities including Mental Illnesses, Intellectual and Physical disabilities with the primary focus on various issues, challenges, problems and concerns of the Mental Health Professionals and person with all kind of disabilities through Networking, Capacity building, teaching, training, and research activities and initiatives. The centre for Mental Health and Disabilities primarily emphasize the betterment of all the concerns or the stakeholders in the field of Mental Health and Disability through its extension activities to enhance the capacities, abilities, capabilities and potentials in working towards an equitable and just to ensure the equal opportunities or equality, full participation and protection of rights and dignity of the persons with disabilities.

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Importance of mental Health

To impart knowledge and strengthen capacities and skills of Mental Health and Disability Professionals and other stakeholders in the field of Mental Health and Disability through Teaching, Training and Capacity Building. To initiate the Mental Health and Disability assessments through Surveys, Analysis, Participatory Rural Appraisals, need based assessments and develop the intervention and Management Plans for persons with disability and their accessibility for facilitating inclusion in the community.

To identify and intervene the issues, challenges and problems of Person with Disability through various research based activities and facilitate with government to develop policies for the Person with Disabilities.  To collaborate with NGO’s/Govt agencies / Institutes and initiate various Govt Schemes, Policies, Programmes and Research activities  to tackle the treatment / Intervention and Rehabilitation related issues  of the Person with Disability and field of Mental  Health.

To make community people aware about various Mental illnesses, Drug & Addictions and Disability related aspects through Workshops, Seminars, Conferences and all other possible ways of awareness and Education. To execute the field action projects to set examples in the field of Mental health and Disabilities and provide research and consultancy services to the NGO’s, Corporates  and Government Institutions

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OBJECTIVES OF THE CENTRE (CMHD)

  • To impart knowledge and strengthen capacities and skills of Mental Health and Disability Professionals and other stakeholders in the field of Mental Health and Disability through Teaching, Training and Capacity Building.

  • To initiate the Mental Health and Disability assessments through Surveys, Analysis, Participatory Rural Appraisals, need based assessments and develop the intervention and Management Plans for persons with disability and their accessibility for facilitating inclusion in the community.
     

  • To identify and intervene the issues, challenges and problems of Person with Disability through various research based activities and facilitate with government to develop policies for the Person with Disabilities.  

  • To collaborate with NGO’s/Govt agencies / Institutes and initiate various Govt Schemes, Policies, Programmes and Research activities  to tackle the treatment / Intervention and Rehabilitation related issues  of the Person with Disability and field of Mental  Health.

  • To make community people aware about various Mental illnesses, Drug & Addictions and Disability related aspects through Workshops, Seminars, Conferences and all other possible ways of awareness and Education.

  • To execute the field action projects to set examples in the field of Mental health and Disabilities and provide research and consultancy services to the NGO’s, Corporates  and Government Institutions

Courses under CMHD

Therapy Session

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Mental Health:

PGDCMH

Vision

To serve, build, design and develop the resources for the holistic development of the field of mental health and disabilities.

Mission

To develop a cadre of specialized and competent mental health professionals who can provide the mental health care to people suffering from various kinds of psychological issues, Mental illnesses and disabilities. The centre for Mental Health and Disabilities also aims to provide platform to the mental health professionals to share ideas, views, build network, develop research insights and further enhance the capacities of Individuals and organizations to serve the field and society.

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