The Sindh Mental Health Authority became created August 2017 for implementation of Sindh Mental Health Authority Act 2013 as approved by Sindh assembly in 2013 . Senator Dr Kareem Khawajah was appointed as first Chairman of Authority
The Sindh Assembly taken a lead in approving the Law as Sindh was the first and other other provinces within Pakistan including Punjab and NWFP and they approved Act latter on
The Sindh Mental Authority has been created on 25th August 2017 for a period of four years .There after the SMHA has faced many challenges and short coming not only able recognized Sindh Mental Health Authority as reputable Government Intuitions but also performed and set milestones for Mental health Institutions’ and affected persons .
The present office of Sindh Mental Health Authority complete setup in August in 2019 and financials assistance provided by the government was utilized in creating recognition of Authority main purpose.