The Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at Muhimbili National Hospital – Mloganzila provides care for patient with mental health problems who are suffering from psychological, psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and addiction disorders in a super specialty manner. The department also provides rehabilitation services which includes psychosocial interventions such as psychotherapies (individually, couple, family or group), occupational therapy, resolving social problems as well as providing long term rehabilitation at Vikuruti rehabilitation village which is situated at Chamanzi area (Mbande).
The department has 54 bed capacity, this includes 8 beds for Geriatrics, 16 beds for Child and adolescents’ patients, 12 beds for acutely ill patients and 18 beds for General Adult Psychiatry. We also provides private/IPPM services.
The Department has clinical staff (Mental health specialist and super specialists, Nurses, Social workers, Clinical Psychologist and occupational therapist.). The department is working together with clinical staff from MNH Upanga as well as academic staff from MUHAS as per memorandum of understanding
Provides services both inpatient and outpatient services to patients with childhood pervasive developmental disorders. Thursday of every week is allocated for OPD services
Provides services both inpatient and outpatient services to patients with substance use disorders. Monday of every week is allocated for OPD services
These are daily services for both inpatient and outpatient.