“Real change can be subtle, but also possible”

This is the story of our wonderful Sailesh Bhandari, a Nepalese Clinical Nurse determined to raise…


Jaya Mental Health is thrilled to join the Nursing Now campaign and raise the profile and status of nursing worldwide!

This blog was written by João Marçal-Grilo, Founding Director of Jaya Mental Health.


Capacity building program in Ilam continues

At Jaya, in addition to bringing mental health care to remote corners of South Asia, we also train…


Jaya’s first hill-based community mental health outreach clinic of 2021 started today!

So far our team of psychiatrists, counsellors and nurses have seen 44 patients. This January Jaya’s…


This is Mustang, in Western Nepal

Named “the last forbidden Kingdom”, Mustang was inaccessible to foreigners until October 1991.


Last community mental health outreach clinic of 2020!

Despite the ongoing pandemic, Jaya’s staff has once again joined forces with Ilam’s Health…


Will Nepal, Pakistan and so many other low income countries be left behind when covid-19 vaccines arrive?

Most likely. At Jaya we are providing both practical and emotional support to nurses at the…


Our Mental Health Community Outreach Team is back in Sandakpur!

Covid-19 is tough, but so are we! Another monthly community mental health outreach clinic delivered…


Celebrating World Mental Health Day

For our team, and for thousands across the world, the 10th of October is one of the most important…


Celebrating World Mental Health Day

This year’s theme is greater investment, greater access.


Celebrating World Mental Health Day

Patan Mental Health Hospital is the largest of its kind in Nepal.