Provision of Mental Health within the premises of general Health care system and not apart from it to reduce stigma. Provision of Mental Health through out the life span.
Expected Community Participation
By giving them rights for information and maintaining transparency in the Administration.
Encouraging them in participating in Mental Health Educational activities. Community bared rehabilitation of mentally ill persons.
Role of NGOs
In provision of health in form of Material for occupational rehabilitation of inmates and cultural activities for inmates. To disseminate knowledge on early diagnosis and prompt community support toward mental illness.
Important Health Education Messages
As per the WHO slogan Physical & Mental Health through out life span.
Role of the other Sectors
Participation of the Judiciary and NGO’s in Mental Health Educational Camps & Exhibitions, to make legal aid and guidance available to the needy free of cost.
Reduction in stigma and increase awareness towards mental health & hygiene.
District Mental Health Programme being implemented with District Mental Health Centre at Raigad. Full time Psychiatrist available at Dist. Thane, Raigad, Nashik, Dhulia, Jalgaon who visit the rural hospitals within their area or zone.
To reduce the stigma, Mental health Education programme as such are conducted in various sections of society viz.in school, colleges and within the premises of court of law, encouraging the relatives to provide in house treatment in their houses.
Provision of newer antidepressant and atypical antipsychotic drugs.
This favours better outcome of the chronic mentally ill patients. Maximum provision of occupational rehabilitation skill in form of gardening , painting, stationery making, seasonal items etc. to the inmates for the better outcome of the patients. To work and motivate the staff to achieve in maintaining basic human rights of the mentally ill patients by improving and maintaining the infrastructure.
To start Day Care Centre & Half way homes at Regional Mental Hospitals Centre for Geriatric Health and Mental Illness in Maharashtra.