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DECEMBER 2013
Christmas Carol programme

It was a wonderful evening with full of fun when Christmas Carol programme held on the 22nd  December 2013 at 6 p.m. onwards at the Resource Centre, Gorakana as an activity in the annual Therapeutic Plan . Amongst the participants were invitees, caregivers, clients and the staff with an enjoyment of the Christmas Drama, Carol’s presentation, the prize giving, music and dancing.

The celebration was enlightened and followed by an evening tea party with refreshments served and Santa appearing made the Christmas Carols sung was more entertainment. Graced the occasion were the Dr. Gamini Prematilake, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Shivakumar, MOH, Moratuwa and the invitees on the celebration!

 
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Eye Clinic Campaign
As a part of our VISION /MISSION an optometric Eye Clinic was held for the inmates of residential facility of National Council of Medical Health at Gorakana on Monday 16th December from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. under the patronage of Resident Matron, Mrs. Bimba Samarakkodi and Senior Mental Health Officers, Mr. Madura Gunawardana, Mr. Nishantha Withanage and with the co-operation of the staff.

This unique programme was directed by Mr. Anura a Senior Optometrist and his delegation with the participation of more than 34 inmates, staff members which resulted the replacement of spectacles which are in use by them and for the arrangement of new Spectacles in return. Also further investigations were made by the Eye Consultants on individuals who acquired with difficulties in vision and dysfunctions. The campaign was a great success and was highly appreciated by the inmates and care givers present.

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Education, Stress and a Sociable Living for a Healthy Future
Yet another program on Mental health Awareness was held on 4th December, 2013 at Eheliyagoda Educational Zone, with 04 schools including 4000 students with Teachers and Principals participated from 9.30 AM onwards to show how essential to know the Mental Health Awareness in your daily life.

This program was mainly organized for the school children’s awareness and those who participated were the GCE Ordinary Level students from various schools in Ratnapura area, invited by Mrs. Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Minister of Power and Energy, conducted by Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Nirosha Mendis, and Director for National Council of Mental Health. It should be highlighter that a support staff of senior officers from NCMH did also participated

The session ended up follo0wing a group discussion with questions and answers on Mental Health amongst school children with matters concerning their lifestyle, personal environment, school environment etc…

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NOVEMBER 2013

Staff Annual Outing - November 2013
The annual staff outing 2013, of the National Council for Mental Health, Borella and Gorakana Centers was at the Aqua Pearl – Lake Side Resort , Bolgoda, on Friday the 22nd It was a very enjoyable day with all staff participating in fun games, boat rides, singing and dancing. Every one enjoyed the outing and appreciative of the drink, buffet and tea served by the Hotel. Also the scenic beauty and location of the Hotel.

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OCTOBER 2013
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2013 - BOOK LAUNCH

The National Council for Mental Health commemorated the "World Mental Health day" 2013 on a very grand scale on the 10th of October 2013 at its Head Office.

Kalasoori Sathischandra Edirisinghe, as the Chief Guest and veteran film actor Ravindra Randeniya as the Guest of Honor , graced the occasion amongst distinguished guests such as, the Minister of Social Services, Hon. Fielix Perera, Director , Department of Social services, Mrs. Anusha Gokula.

Activities commenced by lighting the traditional oil lamp and Religious activity performed by Ven.Borella Atula Thero to an house full auditorium of distinguished Invitees, School Children and Well wishers.

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Consultant Psychiatrist and Director NCMH, Dr. Nirosha Mendis, welcomed and addressed the gathering. The Book Description: Untitled-2.png Authored by Dr. Nirosha Mendis was launched, and presented to the benefit and improvement on Mental Health Care of Sri Lankan public.

The audience was addressed by Kalasoori Sathicandra Edirisinghe the Chief Guest, Ravindra Randeniya the Guest of Honor, Mrs. Anusha Gokula  Director,Dept. of Social Services, Hon. Dr.Harsha De Silva MP, Minister Social Services, Hon. Felix Perera, Mr. Ranjith Wirasinha, President NCMH respectively , with the vote of thanks presented by Ms. Niro Waidyaratne.

An exhibition of Arts and Crafts made by the day care clients of Borella and the Resident clients of Gorakana, together with a Health exhibition was inaugurated, after the main proceedings.

This very important event was given total Media and press coverage. Later the visitors and school children were entertained to Tea and soft drinks. The event concluded with lunch.

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AUGUST 2013

An awareness program cum workshop on Mental Health Care was held to educate the staff of the National Savings Bank at their Head Office Auditorium. The event was orchestrated by the Director, National Council for Mental Health, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Nirosha Mendis along with senior NCMH officers, which was termed as a very fruitful experience by its participants.

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JULY 2013

The National Council for Mental Health held its 30th Annual General Meeting on the 19th July 2013, In the midst of a distinguished gathering at the Head Office  Main Auditorium in Borella. Dr. Rasanjali Hettiarachchi, Director Mental Health of the Health Ministry, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

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The day care clients of the Borella center had the privilege of  sharing  an enjoyable morning session with popular songstress Ms. Deepika Priyadashanie Pieris. The clients shared their views on the subject of music and joined in singing many popular songs  together with the songstress.

This event was arranged by NCMH senior volunteer Mrs.Indira Weerasinghe together with Mrs. Nayana  to commemorate the  Birthday of the songstress which was due, in the course of the week. A cake and soft drinks was shared as a celebration at the closure of the event.

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JUNE 2013

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP AT WIN

"Capacity Building " A programme and work shop arranged by the organization " WOMAN IN NEED" was held at their Auditorium.

Contents of this programme were:
• Sex and Violence
• Sex within a Relationship
• Couples Therapy and Sex Addiction-Based on Scenarios

An urgent need that require immediate attention within our society.

Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr.Nirosha Mendis, Director, National Council for Mental Health was one of the members of the distinguished panel of speakers on the above subjects at this event.
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APRIL 2013

SINHALA AND TAMIL NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS -2013

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebrations  were held at our Gorakana and Borella Centers, on the 22nd and the 24th  April 2013 respectively , and was a great success.

Organized, arranged by the Staff and Care Givers together with the Clients, with many traditional Avurudu Events, creating much excitement, enthusiasm and laughter . Parents, Guardians, Invitees together with  well wishers enjoyed the  entertainment provided by our Day Care and Residential Clients.

The Celebrations commenced with the lighting of the traditional oil lamp, thereafter participating in a meal of Milk Rice and Sweet Meats.  The event was concluded with Sing Song session and Lunch.
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AWARENESS PROGRAM ON MENTAL HEALTH

Yet another Program and Workshop was held to elaborate, how essential Mental Health Care is to society. This was for the benefit of the Staff and Officers of Ranaviru Apparels which took place on the 28th of March 2013, at their premises in Yakkala. The sessions were conducted by Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. Nirosha Mendis, Director, National Council for Mental Health. A support staff of senior officers from NCMH also participated.

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AWARENESS PROGRAM AT ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH

It was with great enthusiasm, that the residence and parishioners of St. Joseph's Church, Uyana, Moratuwa, received the facts of, "HOW IMPORTANT MENTAL HEALTH CARE IS IN SOCIETY" , at the program held to create awareness on Mental Health and the work shop there after at the Jubilee Hall,
St. Joseph's Church ,Uyana, Moratuwa.

This program was held by the National Council for Mental Health on the invitation of The Confraternity of St. Joseph,St.Joseph's Church, Uyana, Moratuwa.

The Director, National Council for Mental Health, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Nirosha Mendis, pioneered the program and work shop of questions and answers.

It was held on the 26th March 2013 (Poya Day)

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An awareness program cum workshop on Mental Health Careas held to educate the staff of Sri Lanka Telecom at their Head Office Auditorium.

The event was orchestrated by the Director, National Council for Mental Health, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Nirosha Mendis  along with senior NCMH officers, which was termed as a very fruitful experience by its participants.

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A presentation on Mental Health, to educate and create awareness amongst the nursing staff of Nawaloka Hospitals, was held at their auditorium.
Chaired by : Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Nirosha Mendis

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The Annual “SAHANAYA DAY” celebrations, for the 31st consecutive year took place on 7th March 2013 at the Gorakana Residential Centre of the National Council for Mental Health.

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Gamini Premathilake, graced the occasion as Guest of Honor. The event was a great success with colorful performances of skits, singing and dance acts, by the Residential and Day Care clients, trained and coordinated by the dedicated staff of Gorakana centre.

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FEBRUARY 2013

BOOK LAUNCH AND FECILITATION CEREMONY

Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. Nirosha Mendis, and Director of National Council for Mental Health, was invited as Chief Guest at the book launching and felicitation ceremony of Kalabooshanam Puniyameen's "Oru Eera Nenjanin Ulaviyal Ula"

A book in Tamil, recording the, Biography and Social Concepts of Counselor, U.L.M. Naufer. Held on the 25th February 2013 at the J.R. Jayawardena Cultural Hall.


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AWARD CEREMONY

The National Council for Mental Health (NCMH) held its awards presentation ceremony for graduates of its One year Diploma in Psychology, Practical Counseling and Mental Health program 2012. (English)

The Chief Guest at this event was, Western Province Health Director Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva.

The Guest of Honour was Hon. Dr. Harsha De Silva. M.P

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