Making a Difference

Our vision is a world where young people in Nigeria can flourish because their mental health is valued by themselves and their community; have access to high quality rights based services as needed and are able to live to their full potential. read more

We are a youth-run and youth-focused mental health organisation. We are a community of young people who champion the fight against mental health-related stigma and create an environment that makes it possible for people to seek care for their mental health without fear of discrimination.

Resource Centre

Mental health literacy is an important asset in our drive to reduce mental health stigma, and it begins with you. Our resource centre will provide you with relevant information and toolkits to improve your knowledge of mental health and mental health problems. Explore resources

Learning Platform

Learn about mental health, symptoms ,and treatments for the most common mental health conditions.

Blog

Gain insights into mental health trending issues and expert views on topics

Our Work

MANI is one of the largest providers of counselling support services in Nigeria, with direct support given to over 123,000 persons, 70% of which are between the ages of 18 and 25. We also provide mental health training and workshops for schools, communities and workplaces. We endeavour to integrate evidence based practises and practice based evidence across our services and policy advocacy.

Awareness


Research


Schools


Workplaces


Policy


Media


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Involved!

Let us work together to bring about the change we desire in Nigeria’s Mental Healthcare. You can make an impact by volunteering your time in support of our services

 

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Real life stories

“I found happiness in making new friends and learning new things.”

Read Hassan’s story and the strength
he found in joining a support group.

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The MANI

Forum

Join likeminds who are passionate about mental health. The MANI Forum provides an enthusiatic online community for you and a space for you to get your questions answered by professionals and peers.

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Our

Impact

180,000+

subscribers to our social

media channels

4,411

subscribers to our daily
newsletters- Ruminations @ 5

3,500,000+

reach monthly

1,000+

toolkit downloads

53,000+

website views

123,000+

free counselling sessions
provided

5,000+

emergency cases attended
to 100% free

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Screened

If you are going through a tough time, you are not alone. Taking a mental health test can be the first step to getting the help you need.

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Latest

blog posts

Read our thought pieces and perspectives on mental health, and learn from the lived experiences of others.

july 13, 2023

Digital life and Women’s Mental Health at Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative

by mani

article

april 22, 2022

How to cope with news anxiety

by stefan

article, study

april 22, 2022

Why good mental health is so important to us

by peter

study

april 22, 2022

Integrating diversity, inclusion and mental health into our values

by mani web admin

article

april 22, 2022

Understanding Therapy – What therapy is good for me?

by peter

study

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