Community Outreach Program

The aim of the Fortis Outreach Program is to generate awareness and understanding regarding mental health related problems, remove the stigma associated with mental illness and make mental health care available to all. The following are the goals the department strives to achieve through this program:

  • Training services for volunteers working in the community sector
  • Knowledge and capacity building interventions for volunteers and personnel on mental health related issues
  • Awareness generation activities within the community
  • Mental health camps for consultation with specialists on mental health related issues
  • Promotion of remedial interventions for mental health related conditions
  • Group psychosocial interventions within the community