Jan-Man Swasthya Pariyojana (JMSP)
8 reasons to include Menntal Health in Public Health:
• Scale of the Burden of Mental Disorders
• No health without mental health
• Economic costs are back breaking
• Social costs to the patient and family are devastating
• Social determinants of mental health are very significant
• As a matter of Humaan right
• Existing policy, legislation and planning guidelines for mental health are available
• Effective treatments are available
• Implementation of population based mental health services for priority mental disorders in selected parts of India
• Priority’ disorders
• Common Mental Disorder
• Severe Mental Disorder
• Convulsive epilepsy
• Alcohol Use Disorder
• Suicide Risk
UnderJan-Man Swasthya Pariyojanaa total 322 Patients have been enrolled in 1½ years from our project area or nearby places in Mirzapur and Sonebhadra districts.
Community Mental Health Project was initiated covering the entire population of 100,000 people in our villages for providing psychiatric and neurological services in a phased manner. In the first phase a total of 30,000 people in 4 village clusters of Patewar, Naugwan, Loohara, Manjhawan, and in the second phase it would be 60,000 people with annother villages Manikpur, RamnagarSikari, Gaura and Amoi are receiving 2 tiered comprehensive psychiatric and neurological treatments for (i) Common Mental Disorders, 173 (ii) Severe Mental Disorders including Psychosis, Bipolar disorder and Major Depression 52 and (iii) Epilepsy 97.The treatment includes psycho-education, Counselling and medication involving the step care method of service delivery :- Step-1 Primary care team intervention by Community Health Workers (CHW), Middle Level Team (MLT) and Doctors. Step-2 CCBC (Collaborative Community based care) intervention (CHWs, MLT, Doctors and a Mentor Psychiatrist), Step-3 Specialist care and assertive (greater frequency of home visit) community care by CHWs, MLT and Doctors. Most importantly a Mentor Psychiatrist from Delhi visits these villages, sees patients and overseas all aspects of our community mental health work regularly. Patients’ required in investigations, hospitalization, day-care and rehabilitation services are also being taken care of.
Patients at a Glance in Jan Man Swasthya Programme :
Staff Team Development :
• During the year our team members were benefited by the following special programmes:
• Trainings :
• Workshops :
• Meetings :
• Others :
• Translations :-
• All JMSP Formats
• Manas Manual.
• COPSI Manual.
• Flip Book for CMD
• CHWs’ monitoring and supervision.
• Door to door survey by CHWs for patients’ detection
• Dr. Sudipto’s visit at RKMHOS 09.09.14 and 10.09.14
• Evaluations of CHWs 4 days (14 CHWs) by OSCI
• Formative interviews :-
• 17 Families
• 11 patients
• 6 care givers Total= 34