Community Psychiatry at CIP


CIP has taken initiatives in community mental health services as one of the earliest rural mental health clinic was started at Mandar near Ranchi in 1967. Since then the institute has been instrumental in rendering mental health services in the community. The Institute run Extension Clinics include the General Psychiatry Clinic at West Bokaro which was started in 1980s, at Hazaribagh in 1998 and Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) Gandhi Nagar, Ranchi in 2009. The Epilepsy Clinic at Deepshikha, Ranchi has been running for years together. Regular camps, awareness programs, workshops with teachers and parents are also conducted at these extension clinics. School mental health programs are being run in two schools through the outreach program.

Details of the case-load in the extension clinics for the period January-December 2011 is as under:

Harazibagh Clinic, Jharkhand 924
Deepshikha Institute of Child Development & Mental Health, Ranchi 595
West Bokaro Clinic, Jharkhand 457
Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Gandhinagar, Ranchi 294
Disability Certification Camp for Mental Retardation & Mental Illness, Simdega, JKD 264
Disability Certification Camp for Mental Retardation & Mental Illness, Saraikela, JKD 222
Epilepsy Camp, Baripada, Odisha 61
Deepshika Epilepsy Clinic, Ranchi 31
Mental Retardation Camp, Darbhanga House, Ranchi 11