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National Council for Mental Health, the Gorakana Residential Facility is a community based service established in May 2008 at Gorakana,Panadura.It is located in a peaceful and tranquil environment overlooking the Bolgoda Lake.


This is also a skills development arm of the NCMH Resource Centre.It comprises of residential facilities and a day centre for short and medium-term clients with mental illnesses.

 
Our Vision

To create hopeful and brighter future for people diagnosed with complex mental illnesses and disorders by enabling them and their caregivers to achieve optimal quality of life.

 
Our Mission
To assist individuals suffering from serious mental illnesses, achieve the earliest most successful community reintegration at the most independent level through comprehensive assessment, consultation, treatment and rehabilitation
 
Our Services
  • Currently there is an individually tailored residential life skills development programme in operation for the long-term mentally affected individuals especially for those who are suffering from schizophrenia to improve their daily living skills.
  • Day care facilities for mentally affected individuals
  • Respite care facilities for the individuals who are mentally affected and need a short term stay for a period of 1-6 months.
 
Who can benefit from our Centre
  • People affected with long term mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar illness,  who need opportunities to improve living skills
  • People with mental disabilities wanting to acquire special employment skills
  • Families and caregivers of mentally ill in enhancing their competencies in caring
  • Professionals who want to acquire competencies in caring for mentally ill
 
Facilities
10 2 5
4 6 9
11 12 8
13 14
 
 
Funding
A monthly grant from the National Council for Mental Health
User donations / fees 
Public donations Sponsorships
 
Administrative Staff at the Gorakana Residential Facility

Mr. Jayanth Mudalige  -   Chief Administrator

Mr. Hema Nishantha Withanage  -   Administrator,Senior Mental Health Officer and Counsellor

 
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NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Resource Centre - Colombo 08
No. 96/20, Kitulwatta Road,
Colombo - 08.
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 112 685 960 / +94 114 339 606-7
Fax +94 112 685 950
Email council@ncmh.lk
 
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Gorakana - Residential Facility
No. 115/2, Galkanuwa Rd.
Gorakana, Panadura.
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 383 398 317 / +94 384 927 506 / +94 382 297 702
Fax +94 382 287 203
Email council@ncmh.lk
         
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