Sh Manoj Sinha
Hon'ble Lt Governor,UT of J&K
Shri Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar
Advisor to
Hon'ble LG UT of J&K
Sh. Atal Dulloo, IAS
Chief Secretary,
J & K
Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, IAS
Secretary to the Government, H & M Education, J&K
Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather
Director Health Services, Kashmir

National Mental Health Programme

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    1    6-7 percent population suffer.
    2    World-Bank assessment-1993: DALY (Disability adjusted Life- year-due to Neuropsy-disorder is   higher than diarrhea, worm Infestation and TB.
    3    Accounts- 12% disease burden.
    4    Can increase to 15% by 2020 (world Health Report 2001).
    5   1 in 4 families can have – behavioral or mental disorder by 2020 (world Health Report 2001).
    6  90% remain untreated.
    7   Poor awareness, myths of- stigma & lack of knowledge of treatment- leads to a high treatment   gap.
    NMHP Started in 1982

  • Minimum mental-health care in Community.
  • Mental health knowledge in general health care & social development.
  • Promoting community- Participation and self-help concept.
  • Availability of drugs.
  • Awareness- to ensure early treatment & reduce stigma.

  • Brief History:

  • 1996-Bellary-district-model-dr. Murlitharan.
  • Initial-4 districts in Karnataka- after decisions by high level committee, C.S, V.C, D.M etc
  • 27 districts in IX-Plan (1999-2003).
  • 92 districts in X-Plan (2004-2008).
  • 123 districts in XI-Plan (2009-2013).
  • In 12th 5-yr Plan- DMHP to be extended to all districts of country (2014-2018)
  • Four Districts viz. Bandipora, Kulgam, Pulwama and Ganderbal teams are in place .

  • DMHP Goals:

  • Mental Health knowledge to doctors, paramedics, non-medicos & community at large.
  • Intensive I.E.C activities for awareness & dissemination of mental health knowledge & to reduce stigma.
  • Early diagnosis & early treatment.
  • Life skills education & counseling in schools.
  • College Counseling-services.
  • Stress-management.
  • Suicide- prevention.
  • Clinical services, Mental Health Clinics.
  • Training of general health-care workers.
  • Proper Record keeping.
  • Ultimate goal NPPSORS.

  • Dates of Implementation OF DMHP in Kashmir Division:

    District Date
    Srinagar, Kupwara, Baramulla, Budgam, Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Leh, Shopian. July 2008
    Kargil July 2011
    Ganderbal Oct. 2013
    Bandipora June 2014
    Funds received for 04 districts (Bandipora, Kulgam, Ganderbal, Pulwama)during 2016-17.

    Mental Health Clinics:

    Srinagar, JLNM hospital, Central Jail
    Kupwara, D.H Hospital Handwara, SDH Kupwara
    Budgam D.H. Budgam, SDH Khan Sahib
    Anantnag D.H. Anantnag, District Jail Mattan
    Kulgam, D.H. Kulgam, SDH D.H.Pora.
    Pulwama D.H. Pulwama
    Shopian D.H. Shopian
    Ganderbal D.H. Ganderbal
    Baramulla D.H. Baramulla, SDH Sopore, District Jail Baramulla
    Bandipora SDH Bandipora
    Leh & Kargil D.H. Leh & D.H. Kargil

    Drug De-addiction Centers :

    Community Centre SMHS Hospital 30 Bedded
    PCR Srinagar 10 Bedded 24x7
    PCR Anantnag 5 Bedded Day Care
    PCR Baramulla 6 Bedded Day Care
    SDH Bandipora 4 Bedded day care
    SDH Sopora 2 bedded day care
    SDH Khan Sahib 2 bedded day care
    Khanyar Raahat 10 bedded 24x7
    GMC Community cum De-addiction center 30 Bedded 24x7