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Our Team

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

Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne

Minister of Health

Ministry of Health

Hon. Faizal Cassim

Deputy Minister

Ministry of Health

Mrs Wasantha Perera

Secretary

Ministry of Health

Dr. Anil Jasinghe

Director General of Health Services

Ministry of Health

Dr. Chithramalee de Silva

Director (Mental Health)

Ministry of Health

Dr. Kapila Wickramanayake

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

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri (8am-4pm) & Sat (8am-12pm)Facilities:Operates a wide range of activities aimed at helping...

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Opening of Gymnasium of Forensic Psychiatry Unit

The gymnasium of the forensic psychiatry rehabilitation unit of NIMH was declared open on 05th July 2018 after renovation. The...

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Mental Health Promotion Programme

A Mental Health Promotion Programme was organized by NIMH for the students of Gothami Balika Vidyalaya and Hemamali Balika Vidyalaya...

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