Monday, March 12, 2012
An heart rending story of a graduate student
Meet this mentally ill man, who has got depressed in life after seeing death of his girlfriend in front of his eyes, who died in spot. Hailing from Bombay, he has done his schooling in Kodaiknal and while doing his graduation in USA, he got depressed due to the accident of his girlfriend.
Four days ago, an NGO 'Wee Care' has rescued this 40-year-old mentally ill persons Dev Mooses Devrai, who was wandering in the road side of Ashoka road, speaking about his parents, girlfriends and about the financial cheating happened to him.
Wee Care founder B Manu says, 'after the incident of his girlfriend he has got mentally ill and American government has rehabilitated him for couple of months, then have reintegrated him to his parents in India. Later his parents have asked him to obtain Phd in Mysore University and provided him a small rented house to accommodate himself in a better way. '
'But due to memories of his girlfriends demise, made him to get addicted to drugs like ganja, alcohol and he became violent. Meantime his father, who was working as a manager in German press of central government also passed away. All this incidents had made him violent. He started troubling his mother and started wandering on roads nakedly, sleep on road side eat garbage from past four years.'
'He speaks and write English very well. When we rescued from the road side, he was carrying some books in his pocket and has written some wordings which cant be understand. Now after rehabilitation of 4 days he has changed a lot and works on computer like a expert, speaks about the universe like a professor,' he added. Manu says, more than 555 of these patients are to be found wandering in the city.
About Wee Care
'Wee Care', as the name expresses, its the NGO which is striving to save the road side destitute who are mentally ill and addicted patient's. The organisation was started under the guidelines of founder B Manu and Trustee Secretary Vinodh Bhojappa, in 2010. The NGO is running in a rented house at Chikkahalli on T Narasipura Road.
So far the organisation has adopted, rehabilitated and treated about 133 patients who are Mentally ill family dependent patients and addicted patients. The types of rehabilitation that are practice here are Social, Psychological, Cultural, physical and economic rehabilitation.
The types of Re-habilitations that are practice here are Social, Psychological, Cultural, pshysical and economic rehabilitations. Manu says, more than 555 of these patients are to be found wandering in the city and the motto of the organisation is to provide shelter for mental ill people and bring them to mainstream. The motto of the organisation is to provide shelter for mental ill people and bring them to mainstream.