SCARF's status as a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization ( WHO) has been extended by another 4 years till 2021.


World Health Day is observed on 7th April every year. The theme for this year is ‘Depression – Let’s Talk’, In connection with …. 
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Samarth Workshop

Samarth, in collaboration with SCARF (Schizophrenia Research Foundation) is organizing a workshop on Qualitative Research …
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Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF) has been hosting and conducting the International conference every alternative year since 2004 and hosted the 7 th edition of the conference from 8 th Sep to 10 th Sep 2016 at Chennai.


The Dementia Resource and Training Centre, called DEMCARES (Dementia Care in SCARF) is an integral part of Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF). In India it was shown that in 2010 there were 37,00,000 people with dementia and this number will grow to almost 80,00,000 in 2030. The prevalence of dementia among those aged 65 and above is approximately 5%

The project provides clinical care and support services for persons with dementia and their families. To make an appointment please call on 044- 49539768 For more information you can e- mail us at

SCARF-PII Media Awards

SCARF in collaboration with the Press Insitute of India organised the 4th edition of the awards and winners of this year’s SCARF-PII Media for Mental Health Awards.

Letter from the Director
How your organization can help
A great beginning: Mental Health Café

Avvaiyar Award’ for the year 2016

Padmabhushan Dr.M.Sarada Menon, Founder member receives the ‘Avvaiyar Award’ for the year 2016, on 19th July. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa gave away the award to Dr. Sarada Menon.

Understanding Schizophrenia (A SCARF Film) – Tamil

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