Mental illness is a chronic problem of all over the world in the present time .Community mental health programme focuses the people with mental illness (PWMI). Peoples with Mental Health issues suffer from social exclusion in terms of poverty, health amenities, employment, education, cooperation etc. They are burden of community. There is need to create awareness among the community to develop a perspective & approach towards mental illness and making the services available to the needs of the PWMIs. Taking into account the felt need of the PWMIs, YCDA with the support of Basic Needs, India has initiated community mental health programme to bring about a change.
Project at a glance
Mentall Illness – Sesizophernia, Bipolar, Depression,Mania, Obsessive complexity disorder, Substantive abuse ,Psychosis, Phobia.
The major objectives of the programme is to identify PWMI and ensure regular treatment by psychiatrist , creating awareness among the stakeholders on mental health issues and bring changes through advocacy at policy level and ensure the availability of psychiatrists and medicines in the district.
Youth Council for Development Alternatives (YCDA)
At/Po - Baunsuni, Tikirapada Road
Dist-Boudh, Odisha-76215, India
Tel-06841 228377 / 228455 / 7750018377
Website : www.ycdaindia.org