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Covid19 – NIMH Summary

Read about our response to Covid19 Pandemic.

The pandemic of the Covid-19 virus is an opportunity for us to unite in our efforts with the Ministry of Health to improve the care and protection of mental health in Sri Lanka. Click the link to find out about our statistics, detailed summaries and efforts in pictures!

Our Team

The National Institute of Mental Health works under the Ministry of Health

Hon. (Mrs.) Pavithra Wanniarachchi

Minister of Health

Ministry of Health

Dr. S.H. Munasinghe

Secretary

Ministry of Health

Dr. Anil Jasinghe

Director General of Health Services

Ministry of Health

Dr. Dhammika Wijesinghe

Director

National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Arosha Wijewickrama

Deputy Director

National Institute of Mental Health

1500 Beds
1200 Staff
35 Departments
5 Ambulance

In Patient Services

Acute & Intermediate Care

Opening Hours: 24 HoursFacilities:The Acute Ward manages acutely ill patients.If that patient needs further treatment and...

Long Term Care

Opening Hours: 24 HoursFacilities:The aim is to rehabilitate patients who are living for years in NIMH via...

Forensic Psychiatry Unit

Opening Hours: 24 HoursFacilities:The aim of this secure facility is to house patients who have been referred...

Adolescent Psychiatry Unit

Opening Hours: 24 HoursFacilities:The aim of this unit is to give a secure environment to treat...

Psycho-Geriatric Unit

Opening Hours: 24 HoursFacilities:The aim of this unit is to treat the psychiatric diseases of the...

Halfway Home

Opening Hours: 24 HoursFacilities:The aim of the home is too look after long term female residents...

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Day Services

Navodaya (Day Treatment Centre)

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri (8am-4pm) & Sat (8am-12pm)Facilities:Has been established to give outside clients psychiatric services.Application...

Gender Based Violence Prevention Unit

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri (8am-4pm) & Sat (8am-12pm)Facilities:Provides support to those affected by gender based violence.Counselling,...

Day ECT Centre

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri (8am-4pm) & Sat (8am-12pm)Facilities:The main aim is to minimize unnecessary admissions and...

Day Rehabilitation Centre

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News & Events

Drama Therapy Sessions

The staff of NIMH received training(s) in Drama Therapy as means for stress management and other therapeutic purposes.

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An Update on Tuberculosis – 26.06.20

An update on Tuberculosis Management was conducted for the staff of NIMH. The District Tuberculosis Control Officer (DTCO) - Colombo...

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Staff Burnout Session 4 – 14.07.20

In the series of sessions done for staff burnout management session 4 was about music therapy for stress and anxiety...

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