Mind Care Center

Athma Mind Care Hospital, Trichy, excels as one of the leading private psychiatric hospitals in Tamilnadu. With our well-wrought out infrastructure, empathetic consultants and therapists and the enhanced modern equipment at Athma hospitals, we confidently and diligently manage the entire spectrum of mental health issues like anxiety, stress, relationship problems, depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and dementia, to name a few. The experienced professionals at the center are known for their expertise in treating and counselling depressed, suicidal, addicted, violent and aggressive patients. 

To treat co-morbid medical illness associated with psychiatric disease, the hospital has a cutting-edge ICU Facility along with 24 hours of laboratory and pharmacy services.

The psychological assessment tools are the essential component in psychological assessment. We have more than 150 required scales and instruments for personality assessment, projective techniques, and neuropsychological assessment batteries. 

Since the caretakers of the patients need to be given health education to remain stress-free and to ensure proper bonding with the family members and the managing team, at Athma, particular focus is given to caregiver guidance. 

The hospital’s Mind Care has established its name in the field for excellent counseling services. The able psychologists and counsellors provide cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness behavioural therapy, pre-marital and marital counselling, individual counselling, and family counselling.

The hospital is equipped with the latest state of art technologies like Brief Pulse ECT, Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to manage treatment resistant cases. The success growth and fame of Athma Hospitals can be attributed to the quality consultation, counselling, kind and compassionate nursing, high security system and empathetic support team. 

Athma has an ambulance for the deployment of psychiatric emergencies; to bring acute, agitated, and violent persons who cannot be brought to the treatment centre. The 24 X 7 crisis intervention is available, and suicide prevention hotline number (9842422121) has been dedicated exclusively to cater to acute emergency services. 

We have extended our service to Chennai and we have plans to start satellite centres in 6 places in Tamilnadu.

The hospital is equipped with the indigenous Health Management Information System (HMIS), which is a software system explicitly tailored for psychiatry specialty. The entire records of patients from the inception year of 1993 are stored in digital formats.

Inpatient Care

Athma Mind Care Centre affords intensive psychiatric care for an emergency, also help in preventive measures and provide education to families as well the patients to prevent future relapses. 

Admission

  • Round-the-clock admission 
  • 24 -hours Senior Resident & Resident Medical Officer are available.
  • In patient service to all psychiatric emergencies like excitement, violent, suicidal, alcohol related problems, dementia & some childhood problems.

Treatment

Treatment emphasizes return-to-life strategies and cognitive therapies to help patients transition from the hospital smoothly and in the shortest possible time. Our personalized treatment and aftercare plans address a broad range of needs, with specific consideration to each patient. Comprehensive assessment and treatment may include individual and group therapy, as well as family education.

Medication

Appropriate evidence based psychotropic medication and management of co morbid physical disorders within house physician is the mantra of our success. 

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation Treatment ( NIBS)

Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT)

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

Counselling

Counselling is the integral part of our inpatient care. The counselling is tailored to the needs of the patient & their families. Our goal is to bring insight to the patient & family, strengthen the therapeutic process. This ensures proper aftercare and drug adherence.

Group therapy

Our group therapy plays an important role to make the family understand that they are not alone. This enhances their mental strength. 

Safety measures

Our hospital is recognized in our state for 3areas. 

  1. Emergency service
  2. Quality care & good out come
  3. Adequate safety measures 

We have extensively equipped ourselves to give maximum patient security with over years of experience and experimentation from room light, Cot, room & bathroom hooks fans-fitting with safe halo equipment, round the clock security personnel, ever agile caretakers & staff nurses,  thus we ensure the most efficient security system. We have code white alarm service, from anywhere you can call all the designated staffs to help in case the patient turns violent & code blue is for patient develops a sudden cardiac problem. 

Disorders we treat

Our inpatient psychiatric program may treat a variety of mental illnesses, including, but not limited to the following conditions:

  • Major Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Self-harm
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Severe Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Alzheimer’s disease / Dementia
  • Dissociative disorder 
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Organic psychosis & post head injury sequela 
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Impulse Behavioral Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Alcohol & drug addiction and Detoxification

Highlights

  • 66000 + Happy families
  • Licensed mental health hospital under mental health care act.
  • 75 beds general and special beds capacity for general psychiatry.
  • 5 bedded fully equipped ICU with 3 beds triage.
  • 24 hrs. service with ambulance service & pickup facility.
  • Fully computerized hospital management and Digital record archiving for research and data mining.
  • Separate rooms for interviewing clients for both outpatient & inpatient consultation and rooms.
  • Complete set of psychometric instruments and scales (more than 200 Study Scales and Tests) for comprehensive psychological assessment in Clinical Practice.
  • Electro Convulsive Therapy with latest equipment and anesthetic set up
  • Bio-feedback- EEG Behavior Therapy EMG-parameters.
  • Well equipped 24 hrs. Laboratory & Dispensary.