Dhodial (also known as Dhudial) is a town and Union Council located between Baffa and Shinkiari in Mansehra District in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. The town was badly affected by the 2005 Pakistan earthquake.
Dhodial is located to the north of the city of Mansehra - it has an altitude of 995 metres (3267 feet) and is situated at . The river Siren flows alongside the town and a marvellous view of the River can be seen from the town. Near to University Rehmanabad village is situated. Where carpenters, farmers & other technical staff lives. The land Of Dhodial is very fertile regarding vegetables And tobacco.
This area was known for the treatment of mentally ill patients since long.Government of Pakistan established a National Psychiatric Health unit, called as " Government Mental & General Hospital" in Dhodial in early 1960s.Its purpose was to treat the mentally ill patients and also had a general hospital. It had a complete range of facilities for the treatment of me (from [www.wikipedia.org](http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhodial).