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Community Mental Health Programme


Mental illness is a chronic problem of all over the world in the present time .Community mental health programme focuses the people with mental illness (PWMI). Peoples with Mental Health issues suffer from social exclusion in terms of poverty, health amenities, employment, education, cooperation etc. They are burden of community. There is need to create awareness among the community to develop a perspective & approach towards mental illness and making the services available to the needs of the PWMIs. Taking into account the felt need of the PWMIs, YCDA with the support of Basic Needs, India has initiated community mental health programme to bring about a change.

Project at a glance
District    Bouh
Block      Harbhanga, Kantamal and Boudh 
Village    197
Boudh Municipality  3 slum area

Target Group

Mentall Illness – Sesizophernia, Bipolar, Depression,Mania, Obsessive complexity disorder, Substantive  abuse ,Psychosis, Phobia.


The major objectives of the programme is  to identify PWMI and ensure regular treatment by psychiatrist , creating awareness among the stakeholders on mental health issues and  bring changes through advocacy at policy level and ensure the availability of psychiatrists and medicines in the district.

Key activities

  • Identification of people with mental illness (PWMIs).
  • Organizing community level awareness generation programme.
  • Organizing health camps to   promote diagnosis treatment, generate provision of medicine & follow up visit.
  • Capacity building of stakeholders, caretakers, volunteers & the community.
  • Constructive engagement with the line departments to help the PWMIs in accessing different schemes.
  • Sensitizing media on issues of mental health.
  • Advocacy at district level for the availability of psychiatrist & supply of medicines at district hospitals.
Develop IEC materials (posters & leaflets)  .

Recent News

Friday, 04 November 2016

Celebration of Dan Utsav

YCDA in collaboration with JITM, Bolangir a premier education institute organized Dan Utsav on 6th October 2016.The prime objective of the programme is to Celebrate success and spread the message of an act of giving & evoking that the happiness not only gives happy to the receivers but it gives much happy to the givers as “The Power of Giving is greater than Joy of Receiving”. With the support of YCDA these children are rehabilitated in the Family based non-institutional forms of child care. The JITM student, staffs and management came forward to join their hand to fulfill the wish of the children living under non institutional care. On this occasion gifts were distributed among 37 children. The Children were spreading happiness through putting happy dots.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics has been accredited program and reached out to the children who never get opportunity to participate in a common platform to show their talents .YCDA has taken this opportunity of organizing this programme. Two days programme i.e 1st & 2nd October ,16 was conducted for the special children where more than 200 children from all three blocks of Boudh District have participated in the different events conducted and get encourage for expressing their potentiality and innovative skills. During the inauguration and validation ceremony the district administrative and the other line department personals including the District Collector Mr. Madhusudan Mishra joined and encouraged to the children.

Tarang- SBCC Training to ASHAs on Routine Immunisation

YCDA in collaboration with NRHM & health department is continuing Tarang-SBCC training programme at YCDA Baunsuni Mahanadi Conference Hall. This time participants are from Boudh & Kantamal block. Major thrust of the programme is to train ASHAs on demand generation of routine immunization & maintain health, hygiene.

Workshop on the Child Rights & Protection

YCDA has been organized a pro-community programmes called G.P. level workshop in 6 GPs of Boudh & Bolangir Districts and sharing the findings among the stakeholders with a view to bringing all of them to a common platform where their awareness level of child rights need to upturned and they would prepare a plan of action, with our support, to sort out many issues like Birth Certificate, Malnutrition, Dropout, unsafe AWC buildings, boundary-less school and roads replete with potholes.

Children Camps

The Children Camps was organised by YCDA in 10 clusters of Boudh & Bolangir districts. The programme was provided significant platform to the children either deprived or who have not got this opportunity to attend and enjoy, through this programme it was showcased the hidden talents and their knowledge of children. Apart from it children could get the opportunity to learn the Child rights & protection systems existed in the community. The programme was a grand success because of the required cooperation from the all the teachers who are voluntarily taken their responsibility of smooth managements. We are thankful to them and for their kind cooperation.

Annual Review cum Planning Workshop

A two days annual cum planning workshop has been organised by YCDA at Gopalpur. All the staffs working in the organisation gathered for two days to reflect their progress and concern. The programme heads of the project present their achievements against milestone fixed and planned for the coming year. The feedbacks from management helped a lot for shaping the future direction of the programme. Existing policies of the organisation has been reviewed & appropriate action taken.


Youth Council for Development Alternatives (YCDA)
At/Po - Baunsuni, Tikirapada Road
Dist-Boudh, Odisha-76215, India
Tel-06841 228377 / 228455 / 7750018377
Email- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website : www.ycdaindia.org

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