Larnaca & Famagusta Mental Health Centers

 Outpatient Department

The Department forms an out-patient, multi-disciplinary staffed, including psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational-therapists and nurses who offer psycho-social education, counselling, psychotherapy and intervention in crises and relapses. The majority of the patients go to these centres for psychiatric treatment.

Community Service Larnaca

 Larnaca community centre is situated in the premises of Larnaca’s Old Hospital and offers community nursing for persons with mental health problems.

 Community Services Famagusta

Community Service at Famagusta district is situated in the premises of Ammochostos General Hospital and has the form of an out-patient clinic. Through the Department are offered outpatient services by a multi-disciplinary team that includes psychiatrist, psychologists, occupational-therapists and mental health nurses, who offer psycho-social education, counselling, psychotherapy and intervention in crises and relapses. The majority of the patients go to these centres for psychiatric treatment. The Service also offers community nursing for persons with mental health problems.

Day Centre

 Day Centre is a rehabilitation unit in the community for people with mental health problems. Main goal is the social re-inclusion promotion, of people with long term mental illness, through programs that promote the development of self-care skills, work and social skills.

Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents

The Centre is situated in the community, is multidisciplinary staffed, including Child Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Mental Health Nurses,  and provides on an external basis, services for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation to children, adolescents and their families. Interventions include the family environment and the school context. At the Centre are referred children and adolescents facing severe psychological and psychosocial difficulties from Larnaca and non-occupied Famagusta district.

 

Drug substitution program “DIAVASI”

DIAVASI is situated in Larnaca’s old hospital premises and is a therapeutic substitution program, addressed to persons with opioid drug dependence.  The program is referred to adult opioid users and aims to support and assist the users in solving multiple problems concerning health and social aspects. The program has multiple aims such as retaining from the use of opioids, the increase of the bodily, mental and socials wellbeing, the prevention of contagious diseases and the reduction of mortality.

Drug substitution program “EPISTROFI”

EPISTROFI is a therapeutic substitution program, is situated in Ammochostos General Hospital and is addressed to persons with opioid drug dependence.

The program is referred to adult opioid users and aims to support and assist the users in solving multiple problems concerning health and social aspects. The program has multiple aims such as retaining from the use of opioids, the increase of the bodily, mental and socials wellbeing, the prevention of contagious diseases and the reduction of mortality.