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Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital

Mental Health is an Integral and Essential Component of Health

+256 414-504-376 (Director's Office 8AM-5PM)

+256 414 504 376 (General Customercare 8AM-5PM)

+256 778 134 721 (Private 24/7)

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Exim Bank has donated over 110 hospital mattresses, sanitary towels, diapers, milk, sugar, clothes and other essential items to the Female Ward in Butabika Hospital. The Bank also painted the waiting room at the Female Convalescent Ward.

Although recent statistics show high rates of addiction to alcohol and injectable drugs in the country, many addicts are not willing to go to Butabika national referral mental hospital or Serenity Centre for help.

Soldiers who open fire at public places to randomly kill people are those suffering from depression, post-war trauma and stress, the UPDF chief of medical services has said. Speaking at the 4th graduation ceremony for 52 company medics at Gadaffi Barracks in Jinja, Brig Ambrose Musinguzi, a medical officer, said "mental health is a challenge especially when officers get post-war traumatic stress disorder".

Patients at Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital are being mistreated and subjected to unnecessary use of chemical restraint, a new report has revealed. Titled: “Breaking point,” the report by the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC), an international non-governmental organisation paints a bleak picture of the a facility the lawmakers once extoled as ‘cleanest’ in the country.