October 10th is World Mental Health day, and many organizations and individuals raise awareness about mental health on this day.
Unfortunately, many people in Egypt are struggling mentally, but they don’t seek psychological support, given that the expenses of psychological therapy are quite expensive.
In this article, we brought you places that provide psychological support in Egypt free of charge or at an affordable price:
National platform for mental health and addiction treatment by GSMHA Treatment:
The General Secretariat of Mental Health provides a national platform for mental health and addiction treatment. Addiction Treatment is a governmental body that provides mental health services, drug dependence treatment, and rehabilitation. They’ve recently launched their online platform with a directory of doctors where patients can book sessions with one of them and begin their treatment.
They have four departments: General Psychiatry, Child and adolescents, and Geriatric psychiatry.
Hotline numbers: 08008880700 – 0220816831
Mersal foundation’s psychological support clinics
Mersal foundation offers free therapy sessions for patients.
Hotline number: 19340
Mobile phone number: 01200002870
Psychiatry center in Demerdash hospital
Demerdash Hospital’s specialized center for psychiatry is also a great place, and it offers examinations for 5 EGP. They also provide free medications and have reservations and rehabilitation rooms for severe cases. In addition, each patient has a follow-up card that will continue with him throughout the treatment journey.
Telephone number: 02 24346918
Qasr Al-Ainy clinics
Qasr Al-Aini clinics offer examinations for 5 EGP and provide patients with a card to follow up and get medications. They have two types of reservations. One is free, and the other is for a reasonable price. Also, There is an economic clinic after 12 PM, with prominent teachers and professors, where sessions cost around 100 EGP.
Telephone numbers: 0223632437 – 0223641682 – 0223629817
Center of psychological counseling at Ain Shams University
The counseling center at Ain Shams University offers various psychological services, and the session price for adults is 100 EGP, and for children, it’s 80 EGP. They also provide training programs for people pursuing this field in several psychological fields.
Online reservation: http://cpc.asu.edu.eg/Users/OnLineReservation
It is important to mention that mental health hospitals all over Egypt’s governorates offer psychotherapy and mental health support services.