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Mental Health Agencies

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  1. Mental Health Agencies Presented by : Mrs. Nazung Lepcha 1st Year M.Sc Nursing
  2. Introduction Across the country and around the world, there are a number of organizations dedicated to helping people who struggle with mental health disorders and their families To better understand the nature of their illnesses and connect with treatment that will assist them with managing symptoms.
  3. Introduction An agency is a business, firm, or organization that provides a specific service Health care services" means any medical or remedial care or service, including supplies delivered in connection with the care or service, that is recognized under state law.
  4. Mental Health Agencies International National State
  5. Mental Health Agencies – International 1. World Health Organization (WHO):  Integrates mental health concerns to prevent and control mental disorders.  One of the objectives of the Mental health action plan (2013-2020) are to: - provide comprehensive, integrated and responsive mental health and social care services in community-based settings.
  6. 2.The United Nations Educational Scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO): It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.  It is associated with young people’s mental and physical health as well as on their well-being over the short and long term.
  7. 3. The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH): Its purpose is to promote co-operation at international level between governmental, non- governmental mental health agencies. The Federation has been granted consultative status by both WHO and UNESCO  It assists UN agencies by collecting information on mental health conditions all over world.
  8. The goals of WFMH are as follows: To promote mental health and optimal functioning To prevent mental, neurological and psychosocial disorders To heighten public awareness about the importance of mental health To improve the care and treatment of those with mental, neurological and psycho-social disorders.
  9. 4.The International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO): It is a non-profit organization formed in 1997 To promote the understanding, use and development of online communication information and technology for the international mental health community.  Serves as a valuable resource for researchers, clinicians and ordinary people interested in the topic of online mental health.
  10. 5.American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: The mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment
  11. 6. The JED Foundation The JED Foundation provides expertise in promoting emotional and mental health and preventing suicide among teens, young adults, and college students. Founded 2000 - Focus on Suicide prevention , Mental illness - Area served: United States - Method Education - Founder : Phil and Donna Satow - Website www.jedfoundation.org
  12. 7. American Psychiatric Association (APA) : The American Psychiatric Association member physicians work together to ensure humane care  Effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, Including intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders.
  13. 8. American Psychiatric Nurses Association The Association is committed to the specialty practice of psychiatric-mental health (PMH) nursing and wellness promotion, Prevention of mental health problems, and the care and treatment of persons with psychiatric disorders.
  14. Mental Health Agencies in India
  15. 1.The Alzheimer and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI)  First started in Cochin, and has now spread to more than a dozen centers in India.  It works with families who have a member affected by dementia.  ARDSI is a registered national, non-profit voluntary organization engaged in the care, support, training and research of dementia since it's inception in 1992.
  16. objectives To initiate and encourage formation of Day care (morning to evening), Home care (providing care at the homes for people with dementia) To secure from Governmental and non- governmental sources, better facilities for care To undertake and support research into the causes, prevalence, care giving and other aspects of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. To encourage training of health personal in geriatric care and dementia. To educate the general public about dementia through all available media
  17. 2. The Richmond Fellowship Society: The Richmond Fellowship (RF) was started in the year 1959 in UK by Ms. Elly Jansen Provides effective rehabilitation services to people recovering from severe mental health problems
  18. 3. Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF): It is a NGO organization in Chennai founded in 1984 by a group of philanthropists and mental health professionals SCARF is one of the very few NGOs in the world to be named as a Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization ( WHO) for Mental Health Research and Training.
  19. Objectives of SCARF Treatment and rehabilitation of people suffering from Schizophrenia Community outreach programmes in urban slums and villages to offer treatment and improve awareness. Educating the public about Schizophrenia, to create awareness and understanding, to facilitate early detection, and to eliminate social stigmatisation.
  20. Objectives Training programmes to various groups of workers on principles of detection and management of mental illnesses. Lobbying extensively with the Government and other apex bodies for programmes for the mentally disabled. Research into biological, social and psychological aspects of Schizophrenia.
  21. 4. Sangath Society (Goa): It is a NGO working towards increasing access to mental healthcare for 20 years now. Sangath is providing access to rural population in the form of physical, psychological, and social therapies.
  22. 5.Umeed and the Research Society (Mumbai) Ummeed provides specialized care for most developmental disabilities and has moved into areas of training, research and advocacy.  It is now one of the country’s leading NGOs, much respected for its work in the field of children with disabilities.
  23. 6.Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation  Non-profit organisation established by Dr Bharat Vatwani, a Mumbai based Psychiatrist, in 1989. Based in Karjat, Maharashtra, the foundation aims to find, restore and reunite, the mentally ill patients back with their families.
  24. 7. The banyan  The Banyan is an non-governmental organization based in Chennai India was founded in 1993  Over the past two decades, has expanded to offer a range of comprehensive mental health solutions for men and women who are either homeless, or living in a state of abject poverty.
  25. 8. The Live Love Laugh Foundation It is a non-profit organization that deals with mental health issues.  It was founded in 2015 by Deepika Padukone as a non-profit NGO to bring awareness to mental health in India.
  26. Objectives The Foundation focuses on the following objectives: To create awareness and reduce the stigma around depression To fund and support community-based mental health projects that can have a sustainable and a large-scale impact on the society. To support research in the area of mental health in India.
  27. Mental Health Agencies focusing on substance abuse problems are: Parivarthan in Maharashtra, Kripa Foundation, Alcoholics Anonymous and Samaritans
  28. Mental Health Agencies that work on suicide prevention activities are: Sneha (Chennia) Saarthak (Delhi) Suicide Prevention India Foundation (SPIF)
  29. Mental agencies in sikkim Sikkim Rehabilitation and Detoxification society 32No, Nimtar, Gangtok Voluntary Health Association Of Sikkim, Bahai School Road, Daragaon Tadong-Gangtok, was established on 22nd July 1997 Sajeevani Rehab Society Kazitar Namchi, South Sikkim Jagriti counselling center
  30. MentalHealth Agencies in Sikkim Spastic Society of Sikkim Rupanter AA Group, Daragaon, Tadong, Gangtok, East Sikkim Sanjeevata AA Group,Silver Lodge, Parking Bazaar, Gangtok, East Sikkim Salvation Group, Development Area, C/o Rev Joseph Tamang, Gangtok, East Sikkim Time-Mon/Thu 4.30 pm
  31. Activities and programs of Mental Health Agencies Treatment: care and rehabilitation Community-based activities and prevention Research and training Advocacy and empowerment
  32. Treatment: care and rehabilitation The programs include a spectrum of activities such as : - individual and group counseling, - vocational rehabilitation and livelihood skills training, - cognitive retraining, - family support and counseling, - self-help groups, recreation and leisure activities
  33. Treatment and rehabilitation Out-patient clinics, in-patient care, day care programs and long term residential care  Within this spectrum of services, a range of treatments including drug and psychological treatments are offered.
  34. Community programs and prevention  Primary prevention activities like telephone helplines for depressed and suicidal persons, educational programs in schools and workplace for prevention of substance abuse.  Secondary prevention includes community based rehabilitation programs for child and adult mental disabilities, SCARF’s vocational support activities and telemedicine to expand access to specialist in rural areas.  Comprehensive service for the ‘wandering’ mentally ill.
  35. Research and training
  36. Research and training SCARF’s studies on Schizophrenia is the most widely cited research in developing countries. Sangath's studies on the treatment of depression are amongst the largest such studies from India. Ashagram's community program for schizophrenia has generated the first scientific evidence of the use of the Community based approach for rehabilitation of a mental disorder.
  37. Advocacy and empowerment Raises awareness in different sectors of community. Documentation and dissemination of relevant facts and research for changes in law . Eg. Inclusion of mental disability in the disability legislation of India. SCARF organized a film festival called the “Frame of Mind” which features several short films on mental health and stigma. Support groups for Alcoholism, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and Autism.
  38. Strengths of Mental Health Agencies Working in partnerships: it has ability to strike up collaborations and partnerships with other agencies or individuals with ease.  Innovations in practice: Mental Health Agencies are, typically, closer to the community they serve and hence in a better position to be more sensitive to changing needs and perceptions.
  39. Strengths ….  Transparency in administration: The activities of Mental Health Agencies are driven not by profit but by the desire to achieve a basic quality of care for all clients, irrespective of their ability to pay.
  40. Limitations of Mental Health Agencies Sustainability: A key problem facing most is the source of their funding. Staff members have no guarantee of employment beyond a defined project period.  Accountability: There has been considerable public concern regarding the misuse of funds and lack of financial accountability of agency in general.  Scope: The most important limitation is the limited scope of individual MHAs. The world of most MHAs is confined to a city or a few villages.
  41. Conclusion Mental Health Agencies have made tremendous strides in mental health promotion and care, against massive odds ranging from low awareness about mental illness to lack of motivation donors.
  42. References  Role of non-governmental organizations in mental health in India Indianjpsychiatry.org/article.asp?issn=0019-5545 Thara R , Patel Vikram , Year : 2010 Volume : 52 Issue : 7 Page : 389-395  Local Organizations with Mental Health Expertise | MentalHealth.gov https://www.mentalhealth.gov/talk/community- conversation/services/  Mental Health | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality https://www.ahrq.gov/topics/topic-mental-health.html
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