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27  Organisations for Mental Illness in Mumbai


Aashraya

Ashraya Asuda Kutir
Grd. Floor Waterfield Rd.
Bandra (W)
Mumbai-400050
Karmayogi:
Tel. No.: 
Fax:  26409326
E-mail: aashrayclinic@rediffmail.com
Website:
Nature/Form: CGC
Work Area: Emotional, disorders, educational, social and behavioural problems

Aasra- Helping people in Despair
A-4 Tanwar View 
CHS Plot No. 43, Sector 7
Koparkharaine
Navi Mumbai- 400709
Karmayogi: Johnson Thomas ,   johnsont307@rediffmail.com 9820466726
              
Sushmita Dasgupta 
Tel. No.: 27546669 (3 pm to 9pm) , 2754 6667 (3 pm to 9pm)
Fax: 
E-mail: aasrahelpline@yahoo.com
Website: www.befriendsindia.org
Nature/Form: Helpline
Work Area: Is a crisis intervention center for the lonely, distressed and suicidal, provides Counselling and direct intervention

Adhar
3 suyog building,
Opp. clock tower
Jambhil Naka
Thane (W) 400601
Karmayogi: Mr. Mathew Thomas
E-mail: adhar2002@vsnl.net
Tel. No.: 25426753, 28885018, 25341708
Fax: 
Website: www.adhar.org
Nature/Form: School
Work Area: Provides education, life long care, Rehabilitation, yoga class, physiotherapy to mentally ill


Association for the Welfare of Persons with a Mental Handicap- A.W.M.H
Early Intervention Research Projects
Turner Morrison House (Basement) 
16 Bank Street
Fort
Mumbai 400023
Karmayogi: Mrs. Miriam Kanga, President    22841712
               
Dr. Dholakia H. T, Vice President
Tel: 22654816, 22675289
Fax:
22861321
Email: contact@awmh.org , awmh@vsnl.net ,
awmh@rediffmail.com
Website: www.awmh.org
Nature/Form: NPO
Work Area: Counseling, guidance and therapy to socio-economically backward class


Atmaviswas Vidyalaya
A-1, Shri Vishnu Bhagwan Coop. Society
137 S.V. Rd.
Andheri (W)
Mumbai- 400058
Karmayogi: Mr. Bipin H Malia 
Tel. No.: 26206808 ,26205178(O) ,26702755(R)
Fax: 
E-mail: bipinmalia@hotmail.com
Website: www.atmaviswas-vidyalaya.org
Nature/Form: Halfway Home
Work Area: Halfway Home for persons suffering from mental disorders.

Bhaktivedanta Hospital
Sector-1 Shristi Complex
Mira Road (East)
Thane- 401107
Tel: 28459888 
Fax - 28101885
email: crm@bhaktivedantahospital.com
website: www.bhaktivedantahospital.com 

B Y L Nair Hospital- Child Guidance Clinic
New Bldg. 2nd Floor
Mumbai Central
Mumbai- 400008
Karmayogi:  Dr. Ms. G B Gore, Assistant Professor    
                Ms. Gayatri Hatangdi, Teacher
                Ms. Alpana Pagare, Teacher
Tel. No.: 23081490, ext 138, 139
Fax: 
E-mail: nairhospitalasts@hotmail.com , geetagore@hotmail.com
Website: www.nair.edu 
Nature/Form: CGC
Work Area: Counseling, diagnostic awareness, emotional and Scholastic Problems of Children


Dilaasa
K V Baba Hospital
Bandra (W)
Mumbai 400050
Karmayogi: Ms. Sangeeta 
Tel. No.: 26400229
Fax: 
E-mail: dilaasa@vsnl.net
Website: www.cehat.org/initiatives1.html
Nature/Form:
Work Area: Counselling, temporary shelter, Legal aid and allied services to survivors of domestic violence

Disha Counseling Center

Room No 34  Keshav Bhavan
Shivaji Park
L J Road

Mumbai 400016 
Karmayogi: Ms. Shetal Ravi
                Ms. Anuradha Satyanarayana
Tel: 24384575 , 9819478538

Email: dishacenter@hotmail.com 
Website:
Nature/Form: Helpline
Work Area: Provides aptitude testing,  psychotherapy, family counseling and so forth.


Gujarat Research Society
Dr. Madhuri Shah Campus
Ramakrishna Mission Marg
Corner of 16th & 17th Road 
Khar (W)
Mumbai - 400052
Karmayogi: Ms. Kalyani Prakash, Supervisor
Tel: 26462691, 26041031, 
Fax: 26041032
Email grs@bom5.vsnl.net.in 
Website: 
Nature/Form:
Work Area: To treat children having psychological and physiological problems. To help adults recover from their psychological and physiological problems.

Institute of Community Psychiatry and Mental Health 
J. J. Group of Hospitals
Main Building II Flr.
Ward No. 33
Byculla (W)
Mumbai - 400008
Karmayogi: Dr. Y A Matcheswalla, Hon. Psychiatrist
                Ms. Puroby Rai, Psychiatrist Social Worker
Tel: 23735555 Extn (2399)
Email: No
Category: Mentally Challenged / Medical Support Groups
Notes: Not functioning, used to promote awareness of psychiatry, through journal, exhibition conference, training programmes for nurses and general practitioners.
Profile: www.karmayog.org/icpmh


Indian Council for Mental Health (Hygiene)
UPM School Building, Ground floor
Khetwadi 1st lane
S. V. P. Road
Girgaon
Mumbai 400004
Karmayogi: Col. J. P. Bajpai
              :Ms. Preeti Misra
Tel. No.: 23855205
Fax:  23861087
E-mail: icmh11@gmail.com
Website:
Nature/Form: NPO
Work Area: Psychotherapy and Counselling


Institute for Exceptional Children-IEC
Rooms 35 - 38, 2nd Floor
Near Topiwalla Lane Municipal School
Opp. Bhadkamkar Marg Police Station
Topiwalla Lane
Grant Road
Mumbai 400007  
Karmayogi: Ms. Esther Dubey Director
                Ms. Suleka , Administrative Officer
Tel. No.: 23868501 
Fax: 
E-mail: estheriec79@yahoo.com 
Website:
Nature/Form: Child welfare, Disability, Education
Work Area: Working for psycho-educational and psychotherapeutic service, counseling for emotionally disturbed children, support services to the families also providing Learning Disability, Education, Speech and Physiotherapy

Institute for Psychological Health
Apte Hospital, Ram Maruti Road,
1st Cross Lane
Naupada
Thane (W)
Karmayogi: Dr. Anand Nadkarni 
               Dr. Shubha Thatte
Tel. No.: 25433270, 25366577, 2542 8183
Fax: 
E-mail:   maitra@healthymind.org , iph@healthymind.org
Website: www.iph.org.inwww.healthymind.org
Nature/Form: Helpline
Work Area: Counselling, referral, meeting caller


Kshitij Mental Health Centre
C/O G.S.Kelkar Clinic
2nd Patel Chambers 2nd floor 
Above Vyshya Bank
Sandhurst Bridge
Charni Road
Mumbai - 400 007
Karmayogi:
Tel. No.: 56289958, 28321126 , 23015889
Fax: 
E-mail: info@kshitij-mumbai.org  , k_mhc@yahoo.com
Website: www.kshitij-mumbai.org
Nature/Form:
Work Area : Day care Services, Counselling, promote mental health awareness, therapeutic interventions


Maitri-
Project for Families of Mentally Ill
Nityanand Nagar 3
S.N. Marg
Andheri (East)
Mumbai-400069
Karmayogi: Mr. Stanley D'cunha, Chairman, human rights & Legal, 9869433037 
                Dr. Harish Shetty, President,9820032178
                Mr. Gopalkrishna, Head, empowerment & Employment, 9869251458 
                Ms. Rashmi R Surve, Head, awareness   , 9820754343
                Ms. Gazala Shaikh, Project Counsellor, 9892111792
Tel: 28403037, 226841658, 26840720, 256055425, 28077208
E-mail: maitrisg@hotmail.com , standad1@msn.com 
Website: www.Maitrigroup.com
Nature/Form: Helpline, Support groups
Work Area: Founded on January 1999, works for human rights, legal, empowerment & employment, awareness, medicine bank, Counselling, and also for the implementation of disable Act.
Profile: www.karmayog.com/ngos/maitri.htm


Manav Foundation 
C/O Masina Hospital
II flr Main Building
Sant Savata Marg
Byculla (E)
Mumbai 4000027
Karmayogi: Ms. Meena Mutha 
               Ms. Binaifer     9820352925
               Ms. Nasreen Saif
Tel: 23724889, 23714889, 9820352945
Fax: 
Email: manavfoundation@asia.com  
Website:
Profile: http://www.karmayog.org/manav
Nature/Form: Support Groups
Work Area: A day care centre and rehabilitation centre for mentally ill.Coumselling, Rehabilitation for adults with menatal illness &/ psychological disorders.


Marathi Mission Nagpada Neighbourhood House 
Sophia Zuber Road
Opp. Nagpada Police Station
Byculla
Mumbai 400 008
Karmayogi: Mr. Vilas Torne, Director
               Ms. Shoba Shinde, Asst. Director
Tel: 23072571, 23096144, 23010287
Fax: 
Email: ucbwm@bom5.vsnl.net.in , nnh@vsnl.net
Website:
Nature/Form: Community Welfare, CGC
Work Area: Promote mental health
Profile : www.karmayog.org/nnh

Mental Health Clinic 
Elite, 16 Baitul Aman 
Bellasis Road
Nagpada Junction
Next to  Hotel Sagar
Mumbai Central 400008
Karmayogi:  Dr. Y.A Matcheshwalla
                    Ms. Shagufta Surti
Tel: 23747767, 23078403
Email: dryamatcheswalla@hotmail.com 
Category: Mentally Challenge 
Notes: Provides services to clients having mental disturbances with the help of medications, therapy & Counselling.


Mona Remedial Educational Centre
Bullet Gazetted Police Officers Hsg. Society
C.S.No.2/802/10
Lakhamsi Napoo Road
Opp. King George School
Dadar
Mumbai-400019
Karmayogi: Lena D' Silva, Principal
Tel No.: 24131011, 24133387
E-mail: x
Website:
Nature/Form:
Work Area: Counselling and Clinic section psychological testing, vocational training courses
Other centre at: 7 / 71 Chanchal Smruti, G.D. Ambedkar Road, Wadala , Mumbai - 400 012 ,Tel. No : 2414 8878


Muskan- Child Adolescent Guidance Centre
C/o BMC Arogya Kendra Ist Floor 
Zakeriya Bandar
T J Road, Harbor Line
Cotton Green (W)
Mumbai 400033
Karmayogi: Ms. Shubada Maitra
               Ms. Kiran Bhosale
Tel. No.: 24711225
Fax: 
E-mail: meghatendulkar@rediffmail.com
Website:
Nature/Form: CGC
Work Area: Behavioral problems, personality & emotional disturbances


Nami India
3-A Shimpla 35 / 161
Juhu Versova Link Road
Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400053
Karmayogi: Ms. Akila Maheshwari      akilamaheshwari@yahoo.com
Tel: 26288620, 9820340115
Fax:
Email: namiindia@namiindia.com
Website: www.namiindia.com
Nature/Form: NPO
Work Area: Nami India formed as a consumer advocacy group for mentally ills. Working for 
Mentally Handicapped, Emotionally Disturbed, Hyperactive, Attention Deficit Disorder.
Work Area: Eradication and treatment of mental illness in India  


Natural Health Centre
28/552 Samata Nagar
Kandivli (E)
Mumbai 400101
Karmayogi: Dr. Leo Rebello
Telefax : 28872741
Email : leorebello@vsnl.com leorebello@hathway.com leorebello@vsnl.com 
Website: www.healthwisdom.org , www.aidsalternativa.org (not working) 
Nature/Form:
Work Area: Counselling on AIDS, AIDS related psychological problems, aggression, depression and suicidal tendencies.


Samaritans, The 
Seva Niketan, 1st Floor
Sir. J. J. Road
Near Byculla Bridge (central)
Byculla (W)
Mumbai 400008
Karmayogi: Ms. Freny Mahindra, Director
                Ms. Sneha and Ms. Swati, Social Workers
Tel. No.: 23073451
Fax: 
E-mail: f_jijina@hotmail.com,smaritans@vsnl.com,fmaritans@vsnl.com(email Not working)
Website:
Nature/Form: Helpline
Work Area: Out patient clinic for mentally ill


Seva Niketan-Child Guidance Centre
J. J. Road 
Near Byculla Bridge
Byculla (W)
Mumbai - 400008
Karmayogi: Ms. Arti, Ms. Bubbly, Ms. Vivienne
Tel: 23092934, 23093025, 23093257
Email: cgcseva@gmail.com
Website:
Nature/Form: CGC
Work Area: Promote sound psychological health, deal with emotional problems in children
Profile 1: www.karmayog.com/ngos/sevacgc.htm
Profile 2: www.karmayog.org/sevacgc

Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation for Mentally Ill
Garnet
Behind Shanti Ashram
Off Eksar Road
Borivali (W)
Mumbai-400103
Tel: 28954333 , 28918321, Mobile: 9820901120
Fax:
Email: doctors@shraddharehabilitationfoundation.org 
Website: www.shraddharehabilitationfoundation.org  
Nature/Form: NPO
Work Area: In house treatment and rehabilitation facilities 
Other centre :Hospital: Shraddha, Opp. Sai Complex, Off New Link Rd, Kandarpada, Dahisar (W) Mumbai 400068 , Tel:  28922348 / 28955020

Shree Manav Seva Sangh- C U Shah Child Guidance Clinic
255-257
Opp. Gandhi Market
Sion  Road
Sion (W)
Mumbai 400022
Karmayogi: Ms. Trivedi, President
                Ms. Swapna Redij, Counsellor
Tel. No.: 24015561, 24077350, 24071553, 24092266
Fax:  24092266
E-mail: choppyin6@yahoo.co.in , shreemanavsevasangh@indiatimes.com, smss@vsnl.com
Website: Nature/Form: CGC
Work Area: Emotional, behavioural & educational problems


Websites on mental illness

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_illness
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_illness#Categorization  
Categorization of Mental illnesses into different groups 

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/mental-illness
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

http://www.pediatriconcall.com/fordoctor/Schools/institute_mental.asp
 
Special Schools for Mentally Handicapped and Spastic Children

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/mental-illness/#2  
Is There an Objective Way to Classify Mental Illnesses? 

http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/
 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration- SAMHSA's
National Mental Health Information Centre

http://www.hinduonnet.com/folio/fo0104/01040490.htm  
List of Organisations in the metros that offer counselling and other help.

http://www.medicstravel.co.uk/NGOs/non_governmental_organisations.htm  
List of Non Governmental Organisation working in United Kingdom

http://www.nalandainstitute.org/aspfiles/resources.asp  
Information about the Learning Disabilities

http://mshrc.maharashtra.gov.in/ngosShow.php 
List of Non Governmental Organisation by Maharashtra State Human Right Commission

Non-Mumbai Organisations for Mental Illness

Updated on 20th January 2006




It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. --Charles Dudley Warner