Basic Health Mental Kenya

We are a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that intervenes in mental health. Founded in 2005 and in 2016 was formally established as a national NGO in Kenya.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Our work is premised on the foundation that everyone deserves a dignified life. We thus dedicate resources and capabilities to protect, promote and actualize the basic needs and rights of persons with mental health challenges and their caregivers as a basis of addressing the inequalities, dehumanization and or discrimination that such people often face.

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IMPACT STORIES

“With the right kind of support from friends and family, people with mental illnesses can live very
productive lives.” – Mental Health Champion, Waweru

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Key Strategic Intervention Areas

Achievements IN Numbers

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Community Health Volunteers we work with to provide preventive and promotive mental health services
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Service Users we assist to access treatment and counselling
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Youth aged 18 – 35 years reached with mental health awareness and anti-stigma messages
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Health Care Workers we have facilitated to provide treatment and counselling to individuals in need
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Counties where we have interventions in mental health

Our Partners