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MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEM IN INDIA

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10 OUT OF 100 PEOPLE HAVE MENTAL ILLNESS IN INDIA

SOCIAL STIGMA 
SUPERSTITIOUS METHODS TO TREAT MI PATIENTS
LACK OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
RATIOS OF PSYCHIATRIST TO THE POPULATION IS ONE IS TO FOUR LAKHS

“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close.

SATRA IS DOING A THREE YEAR PROGRAM ON "COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND EMPOWERING DISABILITY"WITH "AZIM PREMJI PHILANTHROPIC INITIATIVES".

WHAT WE ARE DOING
WE ARE WORKING ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE SINCE 2006
WE DID BASELINE SURVEY USING KOBO APP IN 122 VILLAGE FROM WHICH WE SELECTED 80 VILLAGE TO IMPLEMENT OUR PROGRAM 
WE HAVE A PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE CALLED GOONJAN CREATED BY DHAWANI FOUNDATION BENGALURU
WE ORGANIZE VILLAGE LEVEL AWARENESS CAMP AS WELL AS RALLIES  TO REMOVE SOCIAL STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
MEDICATION REFUSAL IS A COMMON SYMPTOMS OF PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS.SO WE  TRAINED CAREGIVERS AND ASSIGN FAMILIAR CAREGIVERS TO EACH MI PATEINT TO BUILD TRUST IN OUR TREATMENT
WE ARE ALSO TRAINING PARA MENTAL HEALTH WORKERS FOR FUTURE SUPPORT
WE RECRUITED 13 STAFF MEMBER WHO WERE THEN TRAINED THEM IN LOKOPRIYA GOPINATH BORDOLOI REGIONAL INSTITUTES OF MENTAL HEALTH
WE FORMED 40 VILLAGE LEVEL DISABILITY COMMITEE TO IDENTIFYING THE MI PATIENT
WE REGULARLY CONDUCT MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING CAMP WITH THE HELP OF LOCAL PYSCHOLOGIST
WE ALSO DO REGULAR WELLNESS CHECK TO THE EXISTING MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS AS WELL AS REEVALUTION OF TREATED MI PATIENTS
WE PROVIDES MEDICINE AS WELL AS LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT TO MENTAL ILLNESS PATEINTS BY GIVING THEM 2 GOATS EACH
TO EARLY DETECT WE HAVER A SPECIAL CLASS ROOM PROGRAMME AND COUNSELING SESSION FOR THE PARENTS HAVING CHILDREN BETWEEN 3 TO 10 YEARS
“Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character.” — Rick Warren

SATRA'S REACHOUT

SOME PHOTOS OF OUR MANY ACTIVITIES

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INVOLVED PARTNERS

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