Rehabilitation Services:

The rehabilitation centre of IMHANS started functioning in the Govt. Mental Health Centre at Kuthiravattom, Kozhikode in the year 1989. The centre had a modest beginning, providing vocational training to 10 patients. Over the years the IMHANS- Rehab centre has developed into a self reliant centre, which supports around 100 persons with chronic mental illnesses. The activities in the centre include the following:

Note books manufacturing: The note books for the Calicut university co-operative store are manufactured in the rehabilitation centre.

Printing unit: Majority of the printing works of institutions under the health department are done at our printing unit. There are two offset printing presses and which can undertake any kind of printing works.

Medicine cover making: Medicine covers are made and are distributed to various medical shops and medical institutions.

File/ Folder making unit: Different type of office files and folders are made in this unit

IMHANS- rehabilitation centre provide support to several community based rehabilitation centres.

Puthujeevan”, Feroke: The centre functions as a satellite centre of the Rehabilitation Centre of IMHANS. Around 20 patients are given training and opportunity for paid work in this centre. Patients are engaged in book making, cover making and book binding works in the centre.

Ashabhavan, Kozhikode: A medicine cover making unit is functioning in this centre.

Santhwanam, Balussery: Medicine cover, Umbrella, cloth kits making units are functioning here.

How to avail the services:

Patients who wish to avail the services of the central rehabilitation centre should first register at the psychiatry OP at IMHANS. A detailed assessment will be done at the OP and training program is planned.