Vision & Mission

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SAA Vision

Persons afflicted with Schizophrenia and allied mental disorders will not suffer on account of stigma and will be able to lead happy normal lives.

SAA Mission
  • To create public awareness and understanding about mental disorders in general and schizophrenia in particular
  • To inculcate confidence in and practice of self-help amongst families afflicted with mental illnesses
  • To provide facilities for vocational training with an aim of economic and social rehabilitation of people afflicted with mental disorders.
Important Terms

Shubhankar: A Sanskrit term used in SAA circles to refer to caregiver (Literal meaning: a person who is dedicated to others' welfare.)

Shubharthi: A Sanskrit term used in SAA circles to refer to a person with mental disorder (Literal meaning: seeker of well-being)

SAAthi: A Sanskrit term used in SAA circles to refer to volunteers (Literal meaning: a companion)