News and Updates
08 Oct 2023: MHAT Conducts Volunteer Training Programme at Ponnani
In celebration of World Mental Health Day, MHAT organized a workshop dedicated to enhancing mental health awareness among local residents and volunteers. This informative event took place at MSS School, Ponnani, in collaboration with the East Zone of MIP.
The program, co-facilitated by Dr. Manoj Kumar and Dr. Rekha P from MHAT, garnered significant attendance from community members. Moreover, the engaging Q&A session that followed underscored the ongoing importance of promoting and nurturing emotional resilience.
14 Aug 2023: MHAT completes Volunteer Training at Nellanad, for arogyasena members of Nellanad Panchayath, Trivandrum
MHAT conducted a Training for 20 Volunteers of Nellanad, Trivandrum wherein they were oriented to mental health and the roles of community mental health volunteers.
The sessions were done by Dr.Manoj Kumar, Ms.Sona KN, Ms.Safiya and Dr.Meena.
The final session of this four-weekend program was held on Monday the 14th of Aug 2023 after which Distribution of certificates was done by the Panchayath President.
The success of the program was very evident from the feedback of the participants.
This model of training is seen as a replaceable one for future volunteer training programs in other clinics.
02 Aug 2023: MHATs first multiple family support group meeting.
MFSG at Thalassery MHATs first multiple family support group meeting was at Thalassery Snehatheeram clinic for the families of patients on the 01st of Aug 2023.
23 July 2023: Kairali TV Confers Dr. T. Manoj Kumar with Doctors Award
Thanking Kairali TV for selecting him for the Kairali TV Doctors Award, Dr. T. Manoj Kumar. For the award from the social service sector, Dr. T Manoj Kumar deserved it. Manoj Kumar said that rather than an award given to an individual, I see this as a great recognition for the social mental health project and the public mental health sector.
Read the complete article here: https://www.kairalinewsonline.com/doctor-t-manoj-kumar-reaction-after-he-got-kairali-award
20 July 2023: New Community Clinic at Edavanakkad
A new community clinic started operations on July 20th, 2023. The Clinic referred to as SAF Edavanakkad operates in the Ernakulam District of Kerala. The Clinic aims to aspire to the SAMAGRAM ideal, which means, in addition to looking at the mental health needs of those with an illness, the Clinic will proactively endeavour to introduce and run preventive interventions aimed at emotional wellness of the community.