List Of Organizations To Call When In Need Of Someone To Talk To

List Of Organizations To Call When In Need Of Someone To Talk To

August 23, 2023 0 By Ian Elroy Ogonji

Taking care of our mental health is often neglected or overlooked. However, it is crucial to recognize that our emotional well-being deserves just as much attention as our physical health.

Addressing mental health concerns requires more than just self-help strategies; it necessitates seeking professional help as we seek medical intervention for physical ailments, we must recognize the significance of addressing mental health concerns through professional channels.

One of the barriers preventing individuals from seeking professional help for mental health is the societal stigma surrounding it. This stigma often leads to feelings of shame, embarrassment, and fear of judgment.

It is essential to break the stigma surrounding mental health and understand that seeking professional assistance is a proactive step towards improved well-being.

The Youthing Magazine has compiled a list of Organizations with Toll free numbers, hotlines and platforms that anyone can reach out incase they need someone to talk to.

1. Centre for Suicide Research and Intervention

call/Text/WhatsApp: +254703388130


2. Childline Kenya

Call: 116


3. Mental 360

Call: 0770360360



4. Basic Needs Watch:

Call: 0800723 253


5. Minet Counselling

Call: 0800720029

6. Befrienders Kenya

Call: 0722178177


7. Mind Matters

Call: 0718782333


8. Kenya Red Cross

Call: 1199


9. Niskize Kenya

Call: 0718227440


10. CBT Kenya

Call: +254756454585

11. Mental Wellness Kenya 

Call: +25417234621

12. Oasis Africa:  

Call: +2547 25 366614

13. EMFK 

Call: 0800723253


Text: +254724516290/ +254718914999

15. Malindi Desire Initiative

Call: +254 726 069670

Institutions Where you can get help:

  • Chiromo Lane Medical Centre
  • Kenyatta National Hospital Youth Psychiatry and Psychology services
  • Oasis Clinic
  • Any hospital with a psychologist, psychiatrist or therapist