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Welcome to Mental Health Tanzania (MHT)

We're the leading mental healthcare organization in Tanzania

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Volunteerism, Internship, practicum, and Fieldwork Programs at MHT

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About Mental Health Tanzania (MHT)

MHT is The Leading Mental Healthcare Organization in Tanzania for creating, designing, and implementing programs, projects, campaigns, and activities across the country on mental healthcare.

MHT's Thematic Area of Focus:

  1. To sustain mental health and wellbeing of individuals through intervention and preventive measures such as psychoeducation, mental health awareness, mental health research, consultations, training, advocacy, community psychological and psychosocial support programs.
  2. Treatments and managements of mental illnesses/ psychiatric disorders and psychological challenges (Mental and medical approach) through: Providing psychotherapy, counselling and guidance. Providing holistic mental health clinical and psychiatric services, Screening, assessments and diagnosis Services as well as Offering tele mental health services.

MHT has two Main Thematic Area of Focuses

OUR MAIN OBJECTIVES (What Drives/Motives us / Our priorities)

1. To sustain mental health and wellbeing of individuals through intervention and preventive measures such as:

  • Advocating, promoting and supporting mental healthcare systems in Tanzania.
  • Providing psychoeducation and mental health awareness
  • Creating mentoring, training, consultations and coaching programs
  • Conducting mental health research to becoming the leading Centre of excellence in providing essential and up to date mental healthcare resources
  • Providing community psychological and Psychosocial support

2. Treatments and managements of mental illnesses and psychological challenges (Mental and medical approach) through:

  • Providing psychotherapy, counselling and guidance
  • Providing holistic mental health clinical and psychiatric services
  • Screening, assessments and diagnosis Services.
  • Offering tele mental health services
Wellbeing of the Mind

You want B2B or B2C Services from us?

We can come to you! Which services would prefer! We offer Counselling and Psychotherapy services, training, consultations, Psychoeducation and Mental Health awareness in schools, colleges, universities as well as at homes, working places and institutions.

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Why trust MHT? Its because we provide professional services using multidisciplinary practitioners such as Doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors, social workers etc, based on your need and type of enquiry you request; or else referral is arranged to meet your challenge

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MHT Vision

To see every individual is well-informed on taking care of their mental health and wellbeing, understands preventive and intervention measures of mental illnesses and psychological challenges as well as accessibility of quality and reliable mental health services and psychological support in a professional and trustworthy ambiance.

MHT Mission

To sustain mental health and wellbeing of individuals, through intervention and preventive measures such as psychoeducation, mental health awareness, community psychological, psychosocial support, mental health research programs, training, advocating, promoting and supporting mental healthcare systems as well as addressing mental illnesses and psychological challenges (treatments and managements) through proving mental health clinical and psychiatric services.

MHT Objectives

We're always aiming at:

Program Tuliza-Self Help Tool

for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management

MHT managed to create the program of self-help tool, nicked named as “Programu Tuliza” to help in management of some mental disorders such as Anxiety, Depressive and stress related disorders.

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Donate for a Purpose to Support Children, Adolescents & Youths Mental Health in Tanzania.

Since 2019, MHT, has been working with children, adolescents and youths in Tanzania. The program has impacted directly more than 9,000 beneficiaries countrywide. MHT has managed to reach a number of beneficiaries through……..

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If interested to partner, sponsor, or work with us as well as....

Volunteerism, Internship, practicum, and Fieldwork Programs at MHT

Karibu Sana!

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Our Leadership Structure (Authority)

Organogram of MHT

Mental health Tanzania (MHT)’s Organogram (authority structure/ leadership) according to NGO Act of 2002, amended on 2005 & 2019.

MHT registered as an NGO, is governed by the following structure according to NGO Act of 2002, amended on 2005 & 2019 that MHT governance is therefore by Annual General Meeting (AGM)-the highest authority of MHT in decision making; to meet once a year.  The structure of the AGM includes chairperson, (who is by then the president/ chairperson of MHT); Secretary, (who is by then the General Secretary of MHT). Other members of the board include Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director, Chief Treasurer of MHT, Founding Members of MHT- according to the MHT’s constitution, active Ordinary Members joined to MHT according to constitution as well as Honorary Members as honored by MHT.

MHT is also governed by the board by law known as Board of Mental Health Tanzania)-to report to AGM and meet twice a year. The structure includes Board Chairperson-elected by AGM or board members; Board Secretary-who is by then the president/ chairperson of MHT-according to NGO act of 2002, amended on 2005 & 2019. Other board members include: Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director, Chief Treasurer and other less or more than 5 members appointed by the board and approved by AGM.

Mental Health Tanzania Advisory Board. Not by law but advised and approved to exist by AGM. Members are elected by the board, led by its chairperson, secretary and few members. Main task is to advise on all matters of the organization

Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director (CEO/MD). This is a chief staff / management of MHT. Thus, act as the secretary of the president / chairperson of MHT. Employed by the organization to lead other employees in the organization. Reports to the president / chairperson

Other leadership include General Secretary of MHT. This is obtained according to MHT constitution. This is the chief of all everyday organization activities and the chief leader of MHT staff and managements.

Chief Treasurer of MHT. This is obtained according to MHT constitution as well-to oversee all financial and MHT resources related matters assisted by accounts, audits, procurements officers. Other governance includes different Committees as well as Staff/ Managements from different MHT Departments.

Why Choose to work with MHT? Would you trust & partner, sponsor, work or volunteer with MHT? Here is why:

INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY/ STRENGTHS

We're rich of experiences as the organization hence, MHT has been transformed from movement to initiative to CBO to finally become the leading Mental Healthcare Institution in Tanzania. Read more bellow:

You want to be part of our Team?

Be our ambassador, Volunteer, Internship, Practicum, and Fieldwork

MHT provides the opportunities to be an ambassador, volunteers, internship, and practicum /fieldwork students, from Tanzania as well as any part of the world, offering the chance to participate effectively in helping the Tanzanian community to promote mental health in different ways depending on the interests, passion, education background, and admiration in Mental health.

How to be MHT ambassador and Volunteer?

Volunteers have been the backbone of the organization. These volunteers have provided the time, money, energy, experience, skills etc. to implement organization objectives, programs, projects, and activities. Volunteers have been the bridge for the organization to excel, have provided connections and networking for different opportunities.

MHT has been working with volunteers 100% to implement its programs, objectives, projects, and activities.

These volunteers are either from mental health professionals background, mental health recovery, individuals passionate on mental health or from related mental health fields such as social work, sociology, special need education etc.

Moreover, some volunteers who are coming in the organization to volunteer, don’t have to and/or are not from mental health background or fields, some have interests and background in technology, environmental issues, engineering, law, and other fields, they have been so helpful in the organization in different organization departments.

MHT humbly appreciate your presence in the organization, and MHT will forever be grateful of volunteers. Mental Health Tanzania (MHT) is looking for committed, talented and passionate individuals, companies, NGO, or any agencies willingly to support or work with MHT.

WHAT DO YOU BENEFIT WHEN you join MHT to volunteer as an ambassador, volunteer, intern, fieldwork students, etc. Click to see 👉 some of the benefits will include 

How to be an intern at MHT?

This is specifically for Degree, Masters and PhD Students who are pursuing their studies in any mental health related field such as Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counselling, Law, Information Technology, or related field. It is a volunteering-based program. This program is coordinated by mental health professionals or licensed clinicians as the supervisors of the program hence the intern student reports directly to an assigned supervisor.

How do your PRACTICUM /FIELDWORK at MHT?

This is mainly based for students who are pursuing different programs such as law, IT, Journalist, Psychology, Counselling, Social work, Community development and alike, in Certificate Diploma and degree levels.

Our PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS: How can you get involved, assist or work with MHT?

Our Programs and Projects

If interested to join one or more of the following programs, please contact us.
Mental Health Tanzania (MHT) is looking for committed, talented and passionate individuals, companies, NGO, or any agencies willingly to support or work with MHT in the following programs