Mental Health Foundation, Kolkata

Partnering For Change

We are a service led organisation comprising a multidisciplinary
team of professionals, aiming to provide Mental Health and
Social Care services to those who are in need of care and support.

Mental Health Foundation, Kolkata

Partnering For Change

We are a service led organisation comprising a multidisciplinary
team of professionals, aiming to provide Mental Health and
Social Care services to those who are in need of care and support.

What We Do

We work in partnership to overcome learning, emotional, behavioral and developmental issues in childhood and psychological and psychiatric problems in adulthood and across the life span.

A key area of our work is to partner with social care organisations focusing on mental health issues and capacity building.

Mental Health

The MHF multidisciplinary team offers comprehensive clinic-based services. These include psychiatric & psychological diagnosis and treatments such as counselling and psychotherapy, special education assessments and interventions for academic and adaptive behaviors, and paediatric physiotherapy and sensory integration therapy.

Mental Health

The MHF multidisciplinary team offers comprehensive clinic-based services. These include psychiatric & psychological diagnosis and treatments such as counselling and psychotherapy, special education assessments and interventions for academic and adaptive behaviors, and paediatric physiotherapy and sensory integration therapy.

Social Care

Countless children in India face deprivation and discrimination in their daily lives – born into poor and dysfunctional families, facing neglect and abuse within the family and beyond. They may end up as street and working children or get trafficked into extremely exploitative and abusive situations. The constant struggle with difficult circumstances manifests in complex ways including…

Social Care

Countless children in India face deprivation and discrimination in their daily lives – born into poor and dysfunctional families, facing neglect and abuse within the family and beyond. They may end up as street and working children or get trafficked into extremely exploitative and abusive situations. The constant struggle with difficult circumstances manifests in complex ways including…

INTRODUCTION TO MENTAL HEALTH by

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One in four people will suffer a mental, neurological, or substance use disorder at some point in their life; yet many cannot get access to basic medicines or basic mental health care. The mental health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) asserts that with proper care, psychosocial assistance and medication, tens of millions could be treated for depression, schizophrenia, and epilepsy and prevented from suicide even where resources are scarce.

INTRODUCTION TO MENTAL HEALTH by

who logo
One in four people will suffer a mental, neurological, or substance use disorder at some point in their life; yet many cannot get access to basic medicines or basic mental health care. The mental health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) asserts that with proper care, psychosocial assistance and medication, tens of millions could be treated for depression, schizophrenia, and epilepsy and prevented from suicide even where resources are scarce.

Discussion on Autism with Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram and Ms. Manisha Bhattacharya

Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram and Ms. Manisha Bhattacharya discuss about Autism, a developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. It is very important for all of us to understand that Autism is not a mental illness. Persons with Autism have the same right to stay in the society with equal dignity as anyone else.

Discussion on Autism with Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram and Ms. Manisha Bhattacharya

Dr.Jai Ranjan Ram and Ms. Manisha Bhattacharya discuss about Autism, a developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. It is very important for all of us to understand that Autism is not a mental illness. Persons with Autism have the same right to stay in the society with equal dignity as anyone else.

WHEN You Should CONTACT US

Seeking professional help when you notice persistent, uncharacteristic behavior in your family member or a friend is the wisest.

In children and young people

Delays in milestone acquisition, poor school performance, excessive use of gadgets, disruptive behaviour are the commonest reasons for seeking help.

In Adults

Poor work performance, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, stress related symptoms and memory problems are some concerns for which we can be consulted.

In The Elderly

Memory problems, depression, anxiety and personality change are symptoms for which people reach out.

Dealing with addiction, both to drugs, alcohol and gadgets, across the age span is also problem for which we provide therapeutic support and treatment.

WHEN You Should CONTACT US

Seeking professional help when you notice persistent, uncharacteristic behavior in your family member or a friend is the wisest.

In children and young people

Delays in milestone acquisition, poor school performance, excessive use of gadgets, disruptive behaviour are the commonest reasons for seeking help.

In Adults

Poor work performance, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, stress related symptoms and memory problems are some concerns for which we can be consulted.

In The Elderly

Memory problems, depression, anxiety and personality change are symptoms for which people reach out.

Dealing with addiction, both to drugs, alcohol and gadgets, across the age span is also problem for which we provide therapeutic support and treatment.

Meet Our Team Members

  • Priyanka Podder
    Priyanka Podder

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Priyanka Bhattacharya
    Priyanka Bhattacharya

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Parmeet Soni
    Parmeet Soni

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Somdeb Mitra
    Somdeb Mitra

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Manisha Bhattacharya
    Manisha Bhattacharya

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Shatabisha Chatterjee
    Shatabisha Chatterjee

    Clinical Psychologist

  • Shaneel Mukerji
    Shaneel Mukerji

    Special Educator

  • Lipica Bhattacharya
    Lipica Bhattacharya

    Special Educator

  • Mahua Paul
    Mahua Paul

    Special Educator

  • Shweta Srivastava
    Shweta Srivastava

    Special Educator

  • Jai Ram
    Dr. Jai R. Ram

    Psychiatrist, Joint Director MHF

  • Abhiruchi Chatterjee
    Dr. Abhiruchi Chatterjee

    Psychiatrist

  • Dr. Ujjaini Srimani
    Dr. Ujjaini Srimani

    Psychiatrist

  • Sreemoyee
    Sreemoyee Sen Ram

    Consultant in Social Care, Joint Director MHF

  • Santanu Mukherjee
    Santanu Mukherjee

    Speech & Language Pathologist

  • Asimayan Nandi
    Asimayan Nandi

    Paediatric Physiotherapist

    Recent Blogs

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