'Maitri' means friendship in the local language, Marathi. Maitri
is non -governmental organization founded by a group of concerned
individuals in January 1999. Maitri is dedicated to working with
and working for the families of individuals with mental illness.
Maitri has facilitated support groups for families of people
with schizophrenia. Under this project professionals, families
and persons with schizophrenia conduct various activities.
Maitri conducts training activities on issues related to mental
health. It is a resource group facilitating consultancy, training
and research in the field of mental health. Maitri is also actively
involved in advocacy for mental health and mental disability issues.
Maitri is a registered organization (Registration Number- F23721)