Mental disorders

Mental disorders are hard enough to explain in words, but how about with just a few blocks of color and visuals ? Our artists at the Department of Mental Health Education created these series of posters in the hope that they will increase awareness on mental health. View posters or Download.

Mental Exercises for Older Age

Getting older involve a change in lifestyle for most people and it’s important to take care mentally as well as physically.Mental health and emotional well-being are as important in older age as at any other time of life.Download or view our posters on mental exercises for the elderly


Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders, the symptoms can be very disabling.Our posters on schizophrenia provides an opportunity to raise community awareness

First Aid for Epilepsy

A brief video that was developed by the Department of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS in creating awareness among school teachers on “First aid during a seizure” . The video demonstrates how teacher can give basic first aid [medically accurate] when a child has a seizure in school

Evolution of Human Brain Bank: Past & Present A Brief Report

Studies on the central Nervous System are fuelled by significant interest among the researchers to understand the complexity of its function in health and disease and develop diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. Though our understanding of brain function and diseases has progressed, many endeavours have not reached their logical end, since the experimental results based on

Journal of Mental Health Education

Journal of Mental Health Education A peer reviewed journal Journal of Mental Health Education Department of Mental Health Education National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences[NIMHANS] Hosur Road Bangalore-560029 Phone:080-26995156[Off] email: Concept and Mentor: Dr.Santosh.K.Chaturvedi Editor: Dr.K.S.Meena ISSN: 2456-5733  Volume: 01 Journal No:   Issue: 01 Read Articles Manuscripts are to be submitted to EDITORIAL