Pakistan Institute of Learning and Living is a Trust established in 2001 in memory of a renowned psychiatrist of Pakistan, Gen. (R) Dr Ishrat Husain (Late). In continuation of an organization (NGO) which was founded by Dr Husain. The Pakistan Institute of Learning and Living (PILL) is a leading research based organization in Pakistan with the expertise in innovative, culturally oriented interventional research studies. The focus of most of its research is on epidemiology and informing development challenges in the area of wellbeing health and education. PILL strives towards better maternal and child health through community based mental health interventions and empowerment of women for taking charge of their lives and contributing to their own and children’s health improvement. Another important area of PILL research is clinical trials for effectiveness of novel drugs especially for severe mental illnesses like Psychosis and Major depression. Large number of patients took part in many of clinical trials in PILL so far. The Pakistan Institute of Learning and Living, a well being and resilience promoting organization, is dedicated to promoting optimal mental health in infants, children, youth, their families, and communities in healthy psycho-social functioning and development. It is doing this since about 13 years and earlier by its parent organization by providing a model of integrated mental health services, including prevention, education and research. The early child development program called Learning Through Play (LTP) is one of the important initiatives of the organization.