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National Mental Health Programme

National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) was started in 1982 with the objectives to ensure availability and accessibility of minimum mental health care for all to encourage mental health knowledge and skills and to promote community participation in mental health service development and to stimulate self-help in the community. An intensive national level mass media campaign ..

Strengthening the fight against Mental Illness in India

The Mental illness is the most neglected and tabooed aspect of Indian health care system. To address the burden of mental disorders, the Government of India has undertaken the following steps: National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) is under implementation since 1982. District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) is under implementation in 517 districts of the country ..