World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 Creating Hope Through Action A Message by Dr Pushpa Ranasinghe, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist on Prevention of Suicide (Sinhala Medium) A Message by Dr Wajantha Kothelawela, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist on psychological support for children and adolescents (Sinhala Medium) A Message by Dr M Ganeshan, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist on Prevention […]
How has the Global Pandemic Affected You?
A help to the mental health of health workers working in the face of the Corona epidemic. Sri Lanka Association of Psychologists helps health workers in front of Covid-0712578578
Bipolar Affective Disorder (BPAD) is perhaps one of the most stigmatized mental health conditions around the world. In the Sri Lankan context, the ill-perception that those battling it receive along with labels fuelled by unawareness such as “dangerous, abusive, and unstable”, has set the premise for a very bleak reality for them.
Even with the Covid 19 Pandemic ongoing NIMH has not forgotten one of its fundamental duties as the national centre for training in Psychiatry and Mental Health. Postgraduate and Undergraduate training of Medical Officers and Medical Students as well as Post Basic, Undergraduate and Basic training of Nurses and Nursing Students are still ongoing
A Message to Protect the Mental Health.
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 […]