National Council for Mental Health
National Council for Mental Health "The realization of optimum mental health in Sri Lanka through research, training, awareness raising and care"
What we do?
 
Rehabilitation
 
Activities
Referral Procedure
Programme Structure
Volunteers
Care Givers
Counselling
 
About Diploma
Course Contents
Course Committee
Visiting Faculty
How To Register
Download Application Form
Gallery
 
Photo Gallery
Video Gallery
Publications
 
 
 
 
 
Home > What we do? > Rehabilitation

NCMH, the hub of counseling is registered at 96/20, kithulwaththa Road, off Alvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 08 situated alongside the Colombo golf links and provides a peaceful setting to conduct its activities. NCMH provides a range of Mental Care Activities during a day on weekdays with the support of staff, volunteers and professionals

The activities are:

  • Self care
  • Vocational and skills training
  • Cognitive functioning
  • Social skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creative skills
  • Leisure / Recreation
 
Group activities
Card making group
Card making group aims to develop the skills of participants in working with card and paper, increase motivation, improve concentration and social interaction. Card making helps to generate an income for those involved in the greeting cards and also raise community awareness of NCMH.
Drama group
To increase their abilities, team work and dignity.
Music group
This aims to help clients to increase their level of concentration, improve their talents to build up the level of self confidence. The group provides an environment to awaken their creative talents.
Communication group
Discussion of current events as gleaned from the daily press. Such discussion helps in stimulating the minds of the participants and evokes a broader interest in Sri Lankan affairs and in the wider world outside. This wide coverage will help the client to relate to the events they may face once they regain their health and become partners in the matters of whatever profession they choose for their livelihood.
Physical fitness training programme
This involves mild physical exertion first thing in the morning. Most clients participate in the exercises. This group has been active almost throughout the existence of NCMH proves a booster for the rest of the day faced by them.
Yoga group
This group has potential of creating spiritual and physical health. The trainer infuses keen enthusiasm among the participants this makes it one of the most interesting of all the groups.
Art group
In the art group, it is proposed to analyze, art produced by each client and come to a conclusion whether the client is improving or is developing regression in the mental state.
Cookery group
Improve the household skills ( how to prepare a curry, cutting vegetables with a knife.
English group

To improve the general knowledge and the English knowledge.
Sewing
Movie

 
Referral Procedure

How to avail of our services?
The client has to be referred to us by his or her family doctor or psychiatrist.

 
Programme Structure

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Session 1

Exercise, Gardening and Newspaper discussion

 

TEA

Session 2

Mental Health programme

Group activities

Art therapy

Creative writing

Sewing, fabric painting, sports

Session 3

Spoken English

Group activities

Art therapy

Art

Group discussion

 

LUNCH

Session 4

Music

Cookery

Group games

Piano playing

Film screening

 

TEA

Session 5

Computer lesson

Cookery

Music

Personality development programme

Computer (practical

 
WHO WE ARE?
History
Organization Structure
Founder
President
Senior Staff Members
Partners
Friends
Special Advisory Panel
Gorakana Residential Facility
Career Opportunities
WHAT WE DO?
Rehabilitation
Counseling
Event Gallery
FAQs
Psychiatry & Mental Health
Council
Training Programmes
Contribute
Contact Us
Bookmark this Site
Set as Home Page
Refer to a Friend
Share on Facebook
Follow us on LinkedIn
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
         
Copyright © National Council for Mental Health. All rights reserved
Powered by :