COVID-19 Helpline

Psychiatry helpline for CoViD 19 pandemic, an initiative by the team KANCIPS 2020 ( on 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:

The services are provided by eminent psychiatrists from different parts of Karnataka as per the details mentioned below. The tele-guidance services are offered from Monday to Saturday, till 14th April 2020.

Dr Sachin 9880942288 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Dr Srikala Bharath 98454 08981 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Dr  R S Deepak 935305168610:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Dr Preethi Pai 948083807210:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Dr Gopal Das 900890820611.30 AM – 1.00 PM
Dr Ruth Sneha 990298714011.30 AM – 1.00 PM
Dr Lokesh Babu 97407077791:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr Abhay Matkar 9448450565 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Dr Alok Ghanate 92411775352:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr Sanjay Raj 98869790894:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr Krishna Mysore 94802925904:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Dr Mruthunjaya 97392387885:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr Arvind ST 9620803715 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr Sharanya Devanathan 9663677709 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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, and related mental health aspects.

Patients with death wishes/suicidal thoughts fall under psychiatric emergency, they are advised to immediately access the nearest psychiatric emergency services for further needful, as they would need even more active intervention than a telephonic consult.