Friends of the MIND is a group of people who are dedicated to the cause of mental health. It aims to create awareness, provide medication and facilitate rehabilitation of people living with mental diseases and disabilities, psychological, emotional, behavioral problems and/or dependent on narcotics.
The organization was formalized in September 2004, being registered as an NGO under Voluntary Social Welfare Agency Ordinance 1961 under registration number DSW/NWFP/2379. It is non-governmental, not for profit, non-political and welfare organization, organized and run by volunteers, and relies solely upon the generosity of donors to pursue its aims. The organization is exempt from income tax and holds Income Tax Exemption Certificate provided by Income Tax Department, Govt. of Pakistan