MHAT is a Charitable Trust based in Kozhikode, Kerala, India. It provides good quality, comprehensive, and recovery-oriented mental health care to the poorest sections of the population with severe mental disorders.
This approach ensures that mental health care reaches those who need it the most, even in resource-constrained settings. By focusing on community-based care and collaborating with local partners, MHAT aims to create a sustainable model for addressing mental health challenges in underserved populations.
A world where the community is engaged in offering high-quality, recovery-oriented, mental health care for the poorest of the poor
To surmount the constraints of stigma, prejudice, and economic barriers to bring high-quality mental health care to the underprivileged
“Treatment for Mental Health is far too important to be left solely to specialists. We must provide mental health treatment via whoever is available and in an inexpensive way to our communities.”
–Dr Manoj Kumar, DPM, MD, FRC Psych, Founder and Clinical Director
*SOURCE: 2007 CENSUS – AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE IN KERALA – 4.3 X 4500 PATIENTS