To go beyond the ordinary in conducting innovative research, knowledge translation, training, capacity enhancement and advocacy realized through:

  1. Multi-disciplinary, multi-sectored approaches;
  2. Strategic partnerships and alliances;
  3. Continually developing our internal capacity and capabilities;
  4. Strictly adhering to our core values and ethical standards and;
  5. Conduct our activities in a manner that safeguards the environmental conservancy.
Summary of relevant work: 
  1. The computer-based Drug and Alcohol Training Assessment in Kenya (eDATA K)
  2. The Kenya Intergrated Intervention Model for Dialogue and Screening to Promote Children's mental wellbeing (KIDS)
  3. Dialogue to empower, supervise, support and include the informal traditional and faith Healers to Deliver Evidence Based mhGAP-IG Adapted psychosocial interventions to reduce treatment gap in Kenya (Dialogue)
  4. Mobile Substance Use Intervention for HIV Prevention
  5. International mobile Psychiatric Assessment for Children and Teens

Physical address: Mawensi Road, Off Elgon road, Mawensi Garden

Postal address: 48423-00100, Nairobi.Kenya

Tel.+254 020 2716315/+254 020 2651360
Key partners: 
  • Government of Kenya (Kenya)
  • University of Nairobi (Kenya)
  • University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • Next Gen U (Canada)
  • Columbia University (New York)
  • University of Toronto (Canada)
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) (Canada)
  • Georgetown University (USA)
  • Washington University of Missouri (USA)
  • University of Vermont (USA)
  • University of Konstanz (Germany)
  • Western University; Canada
  • McMaster University; Canada
Seeking collaboration with: 
Other organizations
Experts by experience/service users
Policy makers


Innovations and resources

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Kenya integrated intervention model for dialogue and screening to promote children's mental wellbeing (KIDS)

A primary school intervention delivered primarily by lay workers
Children and adolescents
1917 reads
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Enlisting African traditional healers, faith healers, and community health workers to help detect mental illness

Scale-up of innovative model engaging and educating community health workers, traditional, and faith healers to identify suspected cases of mental illness, build awareness, and combat stigma within rural communities.
Families and carers
1627 reads
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Using mhGAP-IG on mobile phones for frontline healthcare workers to manage depression in Kenya

Integrating e-medicine into routine practice to increase access to treatment for depression
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
2387 reads