Adult Psychiatry services are provided on outpatient basis. The service runs at B-Block at the centre of excellence building. The services are delivered by a team of mental health professionals including Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatric Nurses.

Adult Psychiatry services are offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Anybody in need of mental health services can contact the services during OP registration time between 9.00 AM and 12.00 Noon on working days. All the persons who contact the services will be first received by the team member on reception duty on the particular day. The reason for contact will be noted and the nature of services will be explained. Need for an emergency intervention, and possible need for inpatient care or referral will be assessed and will be advised accordingly. Those who are suitable for enrollment into the services will be advised to come for work up on OP days and appointment will be given.

On OP days all patients who are given appointment will be seen by psychiatry consultant and any other consultant as required. Diagnostic work-up will be done and treatment will be started on the OP day. Later the cases will be discussed in grand rounds with team members from all departments and individualized care plan including further assessments and management will be made. To ensure continuity, each patient will be assigned to one of the postgraduate students who take the responsibility of case manager.

Over time the patient may undergo a number of assessments and interventions including patient and family education, individual psychotherapy etc. Those patients who require inpatient care will be referred Government Medical College Kozhikode or Government Mental Health Centre Kozhikode or any other psychiatry facility of their choice.