Mental Health Africa

On this page, you can find information, support, and services for Mental Health in Africa.

If you see someone that’s struggling, don’t be afraid to ask for help, and also if you’re showing signs and/or symptoms of anything out of the ordinary, seek professional opinion/advice from a medical team.

Suicide Hotline Algeria: 0021 3983 2000 58

Ministere de la Sante et de la Population
17 Rue Abderahmane Laala
Phone: 213-261-5315
Fax: 213-265-3646

NIDAA Association of Autistic Children 
Republic Avenue Merouana
Postal Code: 05300
Wilaya de Batna
Phone: 00213773213099
Email: [email protected]

EMERGENCY – National emergency number(s): 122 (police) or 123 (health services)

Befrienders Cairo
Hotline: 7621602 / 762 1603 / 762 2381
Are you facing a personal crisis? Are you feeling sad or depressed? Are you feeling desperate? Do you feel life is not worth living? Do you need someone to talk to? You can talk to a trained volunteer. Your call is confidential. No one will criticise you. No one will judge you. The service is free of charge. English and Arabic spoken.

Rakhawy Hospital (for mental health and addiction treatment)

Phone: +201 211113073 11 / +202 19369202

This center has an outpatient clinic and offers psychiatric services to children as well as adults.


(Note: Unfortunately, there are extremely limited mental health support services in Ghana you are in an emergency, please contact 999 and ask for the nearest hospital emergency department.)


National emergency number(s): 999

National Lifeline: 2332 444 71279

Open Counseling
Website: za

Akeso Psychiatric Response Unit 24 hour
Phone: 0861 435 787

Lifeline/National Counseling Line
Phone: 0861 322 322
Whatsapp: 065 989 9238

Cipla 24-hour Mental Health Line
Phone: 0800 456 789

Phone: 0800 567 567

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