About Us



About Us

Welcome to Viveka Hospital, honored as the Best Psychiatric Hospital in Calicut. Our pride stems from a commitment to excellence in facilities and expertise, catering to a broad spectrum of psychiatric disorders. At Viveka, we prioritize your mental well-being and recovery through comprehensive, personalized care.
Our team of highly skilled Psychiatric Consultants is dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care. Armed with extensive knowledge and expertise, they employ practical behavioural management approaches and evidence-based treatments, addressing mental, behavioural and substance abuse disorders with precision. Our goal is to empower patients on their journey to lasting recovery and an improved quality of life.

Viveka Hospital is uniquely equipped to meet complex mental health needs, emphasizing the intersection of physical and mental health. This integrated approach enables effective treatment of various conditions, including depressive disorders, Bipolar mood disorders, Schizophrenia, Anxiety disorders, Alcohol and substance use disorders, Adolescent behavioral problems, and conduct disorders.
Our expertise extends to managing treatment-resistant patients, employing the latest advancements in psychiatric treatment. We are committed to exploring innovative strategies for individuals facing unique challenges, offering relief and control over their lives.
Convenience is a priority, with Viveka Hospital strategically located near the railway station, Private, and KSRTC bus stations, with adequate parking facilities ensuring easy accessibility for patients and their families. Timely and convenient care is essential, and we strive to provide it.
At Viveka Hospital, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of our patients and their families. Our compassionate and committed team provides support, guidance, and effective treatment throughout the healing process. Trust us to be your partner in mental health, embarking on a journey towards a brighter and healthier future together.

The Founding Father- Dr. K Abdul Rahiman

Viveka Hospital, one of the top psychiatric hospitals in Calicut, was established in 1978 by the late Dr. K Abdul Rahiman. Dr. Rahiman was one of the early-generation psychiatrists in the state, and he founded Viveka Hospital as the first specialized psychiatric hospital in Kerala.

For the past 45 years, we have been operating continuously, adapting to the changes in the field of psychiatry over four and a half decades. Our existence is owed to the thousands of patients, relatives, and caregivers with whom we have had a close association for nearly half a century

Dr. Sabu Rahiman

Dr. Sabu Rahiman, a respected psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience, specializes in areas like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders. Currently, as the Managing Director and Head of Psychiatry at Viveka Hospital in Kerala, he has held various pivotal roles since 1996. Dr. Sabu Rahiman contributes to psychiatry through organizing and participating in conferences and workshops, aiming to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing. He has presented at multiple levels and served in the Indian Psychiatric Society, Kerala State Branch.
Actively engaged with community activities, he works towards increasing mental health awareness and accessibility. His work with resistant cases, especially in bipolar disorder, Recurrent depressive disorder, Alcohol dependence, Substance use disorders and schizophrenia, demonstrates his skills in providing effective care


Our Vision

"Mental Wellness for Everyone"

At Viveka Hospital, our vision is to guide the path to mental wellness and thriving lives. We are committed to fostering a community where daily improvement is not just a goal but a heartfelt commitment. Our specialized psychiatry services aim to enhance the quality of life for each individual we serve, promoting resilience, self-discovery, and a renewed sense of purpose.
Our dedicated team believes that mental health is fundamental to overall productivity and the well-being of families. We are devoted to empowering individuals to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives, recognizing that true healing extends beyond medical interventions. At Viveka Hospital we embrace a warm and professional approach, creating an environment that encourages open dialogue and collaboration.
Join us on a journey towards a brighter, more balanced future. Together, let's build a community where mental health is nurtured, lives are transformed, and everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Welcome to Viveka Hospital, where our vision is to be a source of healing and a beacon of hope for all who seek support on their path to well-being

Mission Statement

We strive to deliver the highest-quality mental health services to all individuals in Kozhikode. Our dedication extends to integrating mental health perspectives into all health policy levels. We won't rest until we accomplish this. We envision a society where excellent mental health practices are appreciated and understood, and where people with mental illnesses are treated with respect, fairness, and dignity.

Facilities Available

  • A comprehensive and expertly managed mental health care system that ensures all patients receive the care and support they require, regardless of their condition or circumstances.
  • Cutting-edge treatment options are tailored to individual needs, ensuring each patient receives a personalized treatment plan that is most beneficial for their specific mental health condition.
  • Our team consists of highly educated mental health professionals with specialized training in various fields. Their expertise and dedication contribute to the superior care that our patients receive.
  • We place a strong emphasis on research to advance and localize psychiatric knowledge. This helps us stay at the forefront of mental health treatments and therapies, allowing us to provide the most effective care possible.
  • Our unwavering dedication to providing round-the-clock services ensures that help and support are always available for those in need, at any time of the day or night.
  • Our charges are one of the lowest in the industry and we maintain it to make mental health care accessible and affordable to all.
  • We offer an uninterrupted service available 24/7, ensuring mental health support is always accessible. This ensures that no matter when a crisis may occur, our patients will always have a place to turn for help and support.