දුකක් දැනෙනවාද?
சோகமாக இருக்கிறதா?
Feeling Sad?

සතුටු වන්න! අපගේ වීඩියෝ නරඹන්න!
மகிழ்ச்சியாக இரு! எங்கள் வீடியோக்களைப் பாருங்கள்!
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  • Mental Health
    Largest Hospital for Mental Health in Sri Lanka

  • 1200 Staff
    to care about you

  • 1500 Beds
    to make you comfortable

  • 35 Departments
    to serve you

  • 5 Ambulances
    24 hours in-service

Covid 19 – 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!

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Vision
"To Lead the Nation in Mental Health Care"
Mission
"To provide comprehensive and evidence based Mental Health Services appropriate to the Local Context through state of the art approaches to patient care, capacity building, advocacy, community engagement, multi-sector collaboration and research delivered by competent and reliable staff"

Meet Our Team

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


Hon. Dr. Mr. Keheliya Rambukwella

Minister of Health Ministry of Health

Hon. Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella

Minister of Health - Ministry of Health

Dr. S.H. Munasinghe

Secretary Ministry of Health

Dr. S.H. Munasinghe

Secretary - Ministry of Health

Dr. Asela Gunawardana

Director General of Health Services Ministry of Health

Dr. Asela Gunawardana

Director General of Health Services - Ministry of Health

Dr. Dhammika Wijesinghe

Director National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Dhammika Wijesinghe

Director - National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Arosha Wijewickrama

Deputy Director National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Arosha Wijewickrama

Deputy Director - National Institute of Mental Health

In Patient Service

We care our patients.

Acute & Intermediate Care
Opening Hours: 24 Hours Facilities : The Acute Ward manages acutely ill patients. If that patient needs further treatment and...
Long Term Care
Opening Hours: 24 Hours Facilities : The aim is to rehabilitate patients who are living for years in NIMH via...
Forensic Psychiatry Unit
Opening Hours: 24 Hours Facilities : The aim of this secure facility is to house patients who have been referred...
Adolescent Psychiatry Unit
Opening Hours: 24 Hours Facilities : The aim of this unit is to give a secure environment to treat...
Psycho-Geriatric Unit
Opening Hours: 24 Hours Facilities : The aim of this unit is to treat the psychiatric diseases of the...
Halfway Home
Opening Hours: 24 Hours Facilities : The aim of the home is too look after long term female residents...

Opening Hours

Navodaya (Psychological Treatment Service)

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

Gender Based Violence Prevention Unit

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

Day ECT Centre

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

Day Rehabilitation Centre

This web page will be updated soon.


News and Events

Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2021 National Institute of Mental Health, Sri Lanka  


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96th Anniversary of NIMH

96th Anniversary of NIMH 31.01.2022 Founded as a Mental Asylum in 1926 We take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank all staff, well wishers, donors and the leadership though out the decades who contributed to the development and upliftment of NIMH.


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New Year 2022 begins at NIMH

New Year 2022 begins at NIMH


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National Productivity Awards-2020

Special Commendation awarded to National Institute of Mental Health, Sri Lanka.


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