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This section contains the following:
  - details of a new group being formed 
  - rules, policies, procedures, research papers, etc.
  - views and discussions
  - interesting or significant work by others

Meetings & Responses 

Agenda for Jan 14 meeting on Mental Illness (16 Jan 06)
Minutes of 14 Jan meeting  (16 Jan 06) 
          - Minutes of meeting on 14 Jan by Akila Maheshwari (17 Jan 06)

 - Over 3,00,00,000 Indians are mentally ill! (16 Jan 06) 

Rules, Policies, Court Orders & Articles
Mental Illness - NATIONAL DRAFT POLICY (16 Jan 06)
False certification of mental illness of women by husbands (16 Jan 06) 


Dilaasa - For families of the mentally ill (16 Jan 06)
Vardaan, Baroda - Mental Health Rehabilitation Program (16 Jan 06)
Aasra - Helping People in Despair (25 Jan 06) 
Organisations for Mental Illness in Mumbai  (18 Jan 06)
Non-Mumbai organisation for Mental Illness  (20 Jan 06)

Resource Centre 
-  Mental illness defined and categorized (16 Jan 06)
Helpline for all mental illnesses  (16 Jan 06)
-  300 Maharashtra Psychiatric Society Database
Oct 10 - World Mental Health Day (16 Jan 06) 


Wikipedia definition on mental illness 
Categorization of Mental illnesses into different groups 
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Special Schools for Mentally Handicapped and Spastic Children  
Is There an Objective Way to Classify Mental Illnesses? 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration- SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Centre  
List of Organisations in the metros that offer counselling and other help  
List of Non Governmental Organisation working in United Kingdom   
Information about the Learning Disabilities 
List of Non Governmental Organisation by Maharashtra State Human Right Commission 

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