This is the official web site of Tamil Nadu State Mental Health Authority. In 1994 the State Mental Health Authority Tamil Nadu (SMHA-TN) was formed as a statutory body under section 4 of the Mental Health Act, 1987.It is functioning under the superintendence, direction and control of the Government of Tamil Nadu.Pursuant to the enactment of Mental Healthcare Act,2017, the Authoity has been reconstituted with the Principal Secretary to Government, Health & Family Welfare Department being its chairperson and officials and non-officials being the members of the Authority.
The goal of this website is to highlight the mental health services and related activities in the state. It will provide access to information on registration of mental health establishments and mental health professionals, mental health related legislations, facts about mental health, mental health establishments, etc in the state. Application forms required for registration of psychiatric hospitals and other forms required under Mental Health Care Act, etc can be accessed from the website.

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Tamilnadu State Mental Health Authority
Institute of mental health campus
Medavakkam Tank Road,
Chennai-600 010

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