Out-patient service: Outpatient services to the prisoners in police custody and judicial custody needing forensic psychiatry assessment and treatment is provided, Facilitation of preliminary assessment of persons in conflict with law as a juvenile is done.
Referral services : Referrals from other units for diverse issues which require forensic inputs by experts are also provided on all days.
Post-Doctoral Fellow Training: Forensic Psychiatric Services is also involved in the training of Post-Doctoral Fellows in Forensic Psychiatry, which is a one year course.
Training of other Government Organisation: Mental Health Professionals from across the country are trained in issues related to implementation Mental Healthcare Act (MHCA) 2017 through various workshops and webinars under Mission 2020
Association with Government Organisation
Human rights, Ethics, Law, and Psychiatry (HELP) series: The forensic psychiatry team at NIMHANS in association with the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) initiated the Human rights, Ethics, Law and Psychiatry (HELP) series in November 2020. This monthly program was initiated to improve the knowledge and understanding about the legal aspects of health in general and mental health in particular.
The Internal Review Committee
The Departmental Internal Review Committee (DIRC) was formed to review treatment and discharge procedures in accordance with the MHCA 2017. Forensic psychiatry services assist the DIRC to review all supported admissions under the MHCA 2017 and other references as per the provisions of the Act. DIRC meets once a week, and review 30 to 40 supported admissions in a month.
Call – 9480829523