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Collaborations & Networking

The Department works with a variety of organizations for service, training and research:

Central Government: Various departments under the ministry of H&FW, education, HRD, SJ & E, Law, and Labor, including Central government institutions such as ICMR, DBT, DST NIMH,  IGNOU, CBSE Board, Navodaya schools, NCW, NHRC, NLSIU, SSA, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, National Trust under National Trust Act, RCI, etc. 

State Government: A number departments under the Ministry of Health, education, Woman and Child development, law, social welfare, Transport (KSRTC), Karnataka Legal Services Authority. Some examples of programs carried out include college teachers’ training program in student counseling, life skills education for high school students, development of protocols for evaluation for children under difficult circumstances, promotion of mental health in prisons, consultation services for children in state institutions (ACHMRW), assisting child welfare committees in a consultative capacity, psychiatric services for the home for women with mental retardation, Remand Home, Central Prison and the Beggar’s Home.

NGOs, professional bodies, scientific organisations

•Half-way Homes: MPA, RFS, Family fellowship

•Alcohol related: Indian Alcohol Policy Alliance, Parinaam, Divyashanthi, World vision

•Industries: MICO

•Oncology services: Bangalore Hospice Trust, Karunashraya

•Rehabilitation: ENABLE India, Samarthanam, Thirumurthi Foundation, AkshayaPatra Foundation, Hundred Hands.

•HIV related: Samraksha, Freedom Foundation

•Geriatric: Ageing Care Network, Nightingale Medical Trust 

•Professional education: Medical/Dental / Nursing Colleges, Bangalore University, SVYASA, Schools and colleges in and around Bangalore and Karnataka

•Other community-based organisations: CHC, VGKK, Sangam, Public Health Foundation of India, Sangath, CBR programs run by may NGO’s.

•Other: Rotary, Lion

•Counseling services: Prasanna Counseling Centre, Samadhana, Banjara  Academy, suicide prevention helpline

•Professional bodies: Local, regional and National bodies of IPS, IAP, ARDSI, IACAMH, IACP, FPAI, IMA, VHAI


International Organisations:

•UN organizations such as WHO Geneva, SEARO and India country office, UNODC, ILO, UNICEF 

•NDDCB (Sri Lanka)