A Message to Protect the Mental Health.
The Largest Hospital for Mental Health in Sri Lanka
National Institute of Mental Health in collaboration with Project ECHO, University of New Mexico and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto and Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists conducted the 1st online teaching/learning session on the ECHO model on 19th March 2021. The 1st ECHO E-Learning Session was the theme ‘1926: Beyond […]
Inaugural Journal Club for the New Group of Registrars.
On the occasion of World Elders Day, an enlightening discussion on looking after the elderly by our Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Kapila Ranasinghe.
In collaboration with Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists the inaugural training session was held on 29th July 2019 for CPN in the ECHO model of E-Learning and Telemedicine. Participants were given an introduction to E-Learning and Telemedicine and then participated in a mock ECHO session. The next stage would be to conduct distant CPN clinics via ECHO.
The training unit of NIMH organized a workshop on ‘how to counsel a person with personality disorders’ for psychological counselors. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Venura Palihawadana, Consultant Psychiatrist at the base hospital, Dambadeniya. Around 85 counselors working in different settings participated in the workshop. Held on 30.07.2019.
World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The health education unit of NIMH organized an awareness workshop in observation of hepatitis day. Dr. Nayomi […]
The trainees who have completed the four months training in tailoring, handicraft, bakery and computer applications awarded certificates at a ceremony held at NIMH. The ceremony was organized together by the NIMH and NAITA. NAITA, NIMH and Kolonnawa Divisional secretariat officers, family members of awardees and well-wishers participated in the event. Held on 23rd July […]