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Community Psychiatry Programme

Community Psychiatry NIMH Sri Lanka

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri (8am-4pm) & Sat (8am-12pm)


  • Detecting new patients in the community.
  • Following up discharged patients in the community.
  • Finding patients who have stopped treatment in the community.
  • Providing intra-muscular depot injections for those patients who do not take medication in the community.
  • Solving social and legal problems of the patient in the community.


  • New patients referred by the Community Psychiatric Nurse,  Medical Officer (Mental Health), Public Health Midwife or Gramma Niladari is also visited by our team.
  • Depending on the case they are either admitted or provided community based treatment as advised by the Consultant Psychiatrist.
  • Outreach Clinics are conducted in Delgahawattha, Rajamalwattha, Lunawa and Pannipitiya. Please contact us for more details.

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