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Counseling; persons with schizophrenia and their families are counseled with focus on educating about schizophrenia, supporting the family and introducing them to family support group.
Support Groups for patients of schizophrenia and families are organized on Sundays.Awareness programmes are carried out periodically at prominent places.Training- Other groups like police personnel, other NGO staff, judges, and teachers are trained in workshops. Rehabilitation- Maitri is associated with halfway homes and other special institutes helping in rehabilitation. On a case-to-case basis some people have also been referred for jobs, where Maitri has acted as facilitator.
Interactive programmes: Programmes with special groups are organized (example: children of divorced parents, parents of adopted children, etc), where relevant mental health issues are discussed.
Maitri is also actively involved in advocacy for mental health and mental disability issues.



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