District Mental Health Programme Madurai District. DISTRICT POPULATION. Male - 12,95,124 Female - 12,67,155 Total Population - 25,62,279. Population survey 2002. Existing services in INDIA and Prevalence Of Mental Disorders. 70 million mentally ill in the Country
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Male - 12,95,124
Female - 12,67,155
Total Population - 25,62,279
Population survey 2002
(1 billion population)
Point prevalence is that 10 to 20/1000 population are affected by serious mental disorder.
Psychiatrists (4,000 )
Psychiatric Social Workers (2,000)
Psychiatric nurses (400)
Phase - I - Training & I.E.C
Phase – II – Treatment
Phase – III - Rehabilitation
Carried out during the year 2002 -2004
Medical officers of the PHCs were given 15 days training programme.
Liaison with the local school teachers and parents in identifying and managing children with mental retardation and behavior problems.
Booklets were distributed (Tamil).
Out Patient services is carried out by mobile psychiatric team at each Taluk hospitals on the following days
Monday – Usilampatti
Tuesday – Thirumangalam
Wednesday – Melur
Thursday – Usilampatti/ Peraiyur
Friday – Vadipatti
Saturday – Sholavandan/ Manadimangalam
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