Policy on Transition of Care for Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Transition of Care involves a purposeful, planned process that addresses the medical, psychosocial, educational, and vocational needs of adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions as they transition from child-centered to adult-oriented healthcare systems. The goal is to ensure uninterrupted, high-quality healthcare services that support the individual’s development and potential throughout their transition to adulthood.

NIMHANS Applies for Permanent Registration under CMHA

According to the notice, interested parties have a window of 30 days from the date of publication to file objections. The objection form, inclusive of all necessary details, is made available for this purpose. Any objections should be submitted via email to mentalhealth-mohfw@gov.in within the stipulated timeframe.

Initiatives to Advance Mental Healthcare Nationwide

Under the District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) essential mental health services are made available at the Community Health Centre (CHC) and Primary Health Centre (PHC) levels. These services encompass outpatient care, assessment, counseling, psycho-social interventions, continuing care and support for individuals with severe mental disorders, drug provisions, outreach services, ambulance services, and a 10-bedded in-patient facility at the district level.