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A LIST OF MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELLING FACILITIES IN NAMIBIA (2020)

My friend, Hermien Elago and I made a list of this for information-sharing purposes. Please share as far and wide as possible, we never know who might need someone to talk to. ❤

FREE

CHILDLINE/LIFELINE
There are two types of counselling 1. Telephonic counseling. 2. Call them to schedule a face to face session. Toll-free counseling number. 116 & 106. They open Monday to Monday from 08:00-18:00. Or +26461555422 or +264811400222 or Tel: +264 61 226 889 Email: Info@lifeline.org.na Website: http://www.lifelinechildline.org.na

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES: DEVELOPMENTAL SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICE
Mental Health Hospital, Local Clinics and Hospitals offer free counseling, psychiatric and rehabilitation services by qualified professionals
ETEGAMENO RESOURCE AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (ERRC), Contact: 061269348/ 250404
Responsible for the treatment and rehabilitation of alcohol and drug dependent individuals and their families under the Directorate Social Welfare Services.
Social Work Department Central Hospital, Contact: +264612033499
Mental Health Department Central Hospital, Contact: +264612033321

NAMIBIA RED CROSS SOCIETY
Head Office: Tel. +(264) 61 413750 Email: enquiries@redcross.org.na | Katutura, Windhoek
KHOMAS Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 61 400392 | Windhoek
KUNENE Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 65 273135 | Opuwo
ZAMBEZI Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 66 253415 | Katima Mulilo
GROOTFONTEIN District Office: Tel. +(264) 67 243909 | Grootfontein
KAVANGO Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 66 256127 | Rundu
KHORIXAS District Office: Tel. +(264) 67 331277 | Khorixas
OHANGWENA Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 65 263286 | Eehnana
OMUSATI Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 65 251539 | Outapi
OSHIKOTO Regional Office: Tel. +(264) 65 240688 | Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital

CHURCH
Most churches across the offer free counselling. Please contact your nearest church.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IN WINDHOEK
Cell: +264 81 325 6144 | Email: alcoholicsanonymousna@gmail.com
Website: https://alcoholicsanonymousna.wordpress.com/contact-aa-namibia-today/ Meetings take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 19h00 – 20h00 at the Methodist Church opposite the Windhoek Public Library in Lüderitz Street, Windhoek.

REGAIN TRUST
Offers free counseling services and referrals to victims, survivors and anyone affected by Gender-Based Violence | 08h00-17h00 Monday to Friday
KHOMAS Region: +264817033203 / hsw@regain-trust.org 
OMUSATI Region: +264815584004 / osw@regain-trust.org
ERONGO Region: +264815584008 / esw@regain-trust.org

THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR
Offers counselling at the regional offices

AFTERCARE SUPPORT GROUPS FOR ADDICTION
Swakopmund Support group   +264812332525/+264811221373
Otjiwarongo   +264812091969 | Outjo   +264812558683
Usakos  +264818608326 | Keetsmanshoop  +264817478783/+264857043210
Walvis bay  Lekobane/Gail 064 216366/216322

SUBSIDIZED COST

PHILIPPI TRUST
Website http://philippinamibia.com/philippi-counselling-philosophy/
Tel: +264 61-259291 | N$100.00pp, per 1 hour session
Email: information@philippinamibia.com | Address: Erf 7693 Ara Street, Dorado Park

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING FOR KIDS AND ADULTS
Tel: +264814436821 | N$100.00pp, per 45mins session

MEDICAL AID OR CASH REQUIRED

REHAB CENTERS
OKONGUARRI THERAPEUTIC CENTRE
Email: info@okonguarri.com
Postal Address: P.O. Box 883, Otjiwarongo, Namibia
Telephone: +264-67-697033 / 6
Fax: +264-67-697035 / 088634960
Website: https://okonguarri.com/contact.php

MOUNT SINAI RECOVERY CENTRE
Address: Plot42 (104.19 mi), Usakos
Cell: +264 81 860 8326

BEL ESPRIT MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC
Bel Esprit Hospital offers 24/7 Emergency services as well as In – and Out-Patient treatment programs for Mental Health and Substance Abuse clients.
Address: c/o Mose Tjitendero & Henry Kaltenbrun str. Olympia, Windhoek, Namibia
Tel: +264 83 330 0945/ +264 81 400 9042
Emergency Contact (24hour Helpline) Tel: +264 81 455 0945
Monday—Friday: 8:00AM–4:00PM | Saturday & Sunday: 11:00AM–3:00PM
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/belesprit.com.na/

THERAPISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND PSYCHIATRISTS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF NAMIBIA
Find a Psychologist Near You – A list of psychologists per region and their contact details
Website: http://www.psychologynamibia.org/find-a-practitioner-near-you/

TELECOM NAMIBIA YELLOW PAGES
Website: http://www.yellowpages.na/psychologists/psychologists/ and the hardcopy telephone directory available at all Telecom offices under the yellow pages and medical professionals section.

DISCLAIMER
This list was compiled by Hermien Elago and Ndapewoshali Ndahafa Ashipala for information-sharing purposes only. Although we are mental health activists we consulted mental health professionals, we are not mental health professionals and strongly advise that the list be used as a guide to engage mental health professionals. The list is not exhaustive and should in no way be interpreted as complete or exhaustive of all centers and professionals in Namibia. The information provided is for general informational purposes only. All information is provided in good faith, however, we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information. Under no circumstance shall we have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the information or reliance on any information provided. Your use and your reliance on any information is solely at your own risk.

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