Psychiatry helpline for COVID 19 epidemic

Psychiatry helpline for COVID 19 epidemic:
Venture from team KANCIPS 2020 in association with Indian Psychiatric society Karnataka chapter (IPSKC)

This is an initiative to address psychiatric issues arising due to COVID 19 epidemic.
We are offering this service ‘FREE OF COST’

List of Psychiatrists available in time slots and mobile number to be contacted. Tele-Guidance timing 8:30 Am to 8:30 Pm, Monday to Saturday till 14/4/2020

8:30-10:00 am:
Dr Sachin (Dharwad) 9880942288 & Dr Srikala Bharath (Bangalore): 98454 08981

10am to 11:30 am:
Dr R S Deepak(Chitradurga) – 9353051686 &
Dr Preethi Pai (Shivamogga):9480838072

11:30 am to 1:00pm:
Dr Gopal Das ( Chitradurga)- 9008908206 &
Dr Ruth Sneha (Kolar)- 9902987140

1:00 pm to 2:30pm:
Dr Lokesh Babu( Tumkur) – 9740707779 & Dr Abhay Matkar(Hubli) -9448450565

2:30 pm -4:00pm:
Dr Alok Ghanate (kalaburagi)-9241177535 &
Dr Vasudha ( Kannur) : 08867467358

4 to 5:30pm:
Dr Sanjay Raj (Tumkur) – 9886979089 & Dr Krishna Mysore (Mysore): 94802 92590

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm:
Dr Mruthunjaya ( Davanagere) – 9739238788 & Dr Arvind ST (Shivamogga): 9620803715

7:00 – 8:30 pm
Dr Sharanya Devanathan (Bangalore)-9663677709

We will be addressing following symptoms:
Anxiety , fearfulness, restless, Acute suspeciousness regarding CoViD, acute stress reaction, sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, sleep disturbances, substance abuse, disease anxiety, obsessions & compulsions, irrelevant thoughts, etc

Note: Patients with death wishes/ suicidal thoughts fall under psychiatric emergency, they are advised to immediately report to nearest psychiatrist for further evaluation and treatment. These patients can’t be managed on a telephonic call.

Please spread the message , let everyone in need make use of the opportunity during the time of lockdown.

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