The Dept of psychiatry at ACMS and BH Delhi Cantt is at the forefront of mental health care. The Department holds theory and practical classes for the undergraduates and regular clinics are held in the Base hospital, psychiatry ward. The Dept has a Post Graduate DNB programme with a dedicated 55 bedded In patient ward and an OPD load of about 2000 patients a month. There is a dedicated deaddiction facility too.
The facilities available are
In patient and Out patient facility
Counseling including marital counseling
Deaddiction Group Therapy
Yoga/meditation ( a full fledged sarv dharm sthal is available)
Rehabilitation programmes – vocational therapy, recreational facilities, gardening,
Electroconvulsive therapy ( ECT)
(b) Mission statement
To impart quality education and training to undergraduate and post graduate students and to provide best mental health care, promote positive mental health and remove stigma in the field.
(c) The objectives of the Department are
Best care practice in the field of mental health
Impart quality education to undergraduates, post graduates, medics and paramedics
Community outreach programmes
Uphold highest standards of medical psychiatric ethics
Reduce stigma related to mental illness