Mental Health Institute

The teachers and the caregivers for the mentally ill are constantly challenged with understanding the pathways into a little-understood consciousness. The condition of mental illness raises considerable questions for most of us, this is a short documentary on the BM Institute of Mental Health in Ahmedabad, India who work to serve their community and perform outreach to rural areas in Gujarat where the condition of mental illness is not always fully understood and facilities to cope and educate are minimal.

Corridor
Classroom
Classroom
Classroom
Inner wall
Classroom
Computer lab
Art class
Art class with plasticine modeling
Classroom
Inner wall
Dance practice for a festival
Dance practice for a festival
Dance practice for a festival
Patients
Dance practice for a festival
Dance practice for a festival
Rehearsal for a performance
Rehearsal for a performance
Quiet moment in the higher security section
Secure section.
All images © Shaun Fynn