Antara, Centre for Treatment & Rehabilitation of mentally ill & substance addicted persons. It was in response to this alarming situation that Mother Teresa MC., Bro. Andrew MC., Dr. Satrujit Dasgupta, Dr. R. B. Davis, Mr. P. M. John and a few others got together and founded Antara Society, with the primary objective of providing care, treatment and rehabilitation to the destitute and very poor persons suffering from mental disorders including drug addiction and alcoholism. Antara is registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act. 1961 as a non-governmental, non-profit making, secular and charitable Society. As the first step towards achieving the objectives of Antara, a Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic was started at the Janata Medical Service at Mar Thoma Church Centre as a Joint venture.