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In Africa


Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

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In Africa


Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

The goal of this website is to provide as much information related to mental health in Africa as available online. This is done in an effort to highlight the progress that has been made in the field of mental health in Africa and to contribute as much as possible to its continued growth. Each country and territory in Africa has a national profile in which viewers can find information related to the academic institutions, associations, non-profits, public sector organizations, private sector organizations, journals, publications, and online resources related to each country.

Thoughts & News

Here, you will find news, blogs and original content offering coverage of topics related to mental health across Africa..

National Profiles

Each country has a national profile to help you learn more about mental health in that country. You can access those profiles here.

Media

We provide access to and insight into what African countries are doing to address the mental health needs of their citizens.

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Organizations


Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Organizations


Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

There are several organizations within multiple sectors working in Africa to support the development and maintenance of a strong mental health sector.

In Africa, a number of non-profit organizations are dedicated to providing mental health services to the community. Many of these organizations work in conjunction with the national government while others complete their work independently.

Around the world, humanitarian and relief organizations work hard to promote human welfare, promote social reforms and provide relief in emergency situations.

The governments of several African countries have taken on the responsibility of ensuring that mental health services are provided to their citizens. Visit the profiles of organizations within the public sector to find out more about their work.

Within the private sector of many African countries, individuals and organizations have built rehabilitation centers, mental health clinics and many other  .

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Research


Research is creating new knowledge. 

Research


Research is creating new knowledge. 

Original research takes multiple forms throughout Africa. There are individuals working within both academic and non-academic centers publishing and distributing insights stemming from original research. These insights are distributed through local non-academic publications and academic journals.

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Journals

Throughout Africa, there are several locally-published academic journals related to the field of psychology.

Institutions

There are several research institutions focused on mental-health related topics both within and independent of African academic institutions.

Publications

New publications and online resources dedicated to mental health related topics are being added to the global health network on a regular basis.