An endless road to reintegration for mental health patients7 min read 03 Jul 2015, 12:25 AM IST
The govt unveiled a mental health policy in 2014. But in a country where there is only one psychiatrist for every 343,000 people, that is just the starting point
New Delhi: It’s 6.30 pm. In 30 minutes, it will be dinner time for patients of Ward C, the women’s ward at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) in Delhi. Pre-monsoon showers had brought down the heat in the national capital. So, many patients have stepped out. Some were sitting in the courtyard and some in the corridor.
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