This is a list of the best psychiatric hospitals in Nairobi. Psychiatric hospitals are institutions that treat mental illness. They are also known as mental hospitals and they treat illnesses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression and mood disorders.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best psychiatric hospitals in Nairobi.
1. Chiromo Lane Medical Centre
It is a mental hospital that is designed to cater for all types of acute psychiatric disorders in a safe, secure and dignified environment. They specialise in the evaluation and treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar mood disorder, schizophrenia, social anxiety disorder and postnatal depression.
Location: Chiromo Lane, Westlands.
Contacts: 0729 359 501, 0786 265 143.
2. Oasis Mental Hospital
The hospital is fully concerned with mental healthcare delivery. It has a pool of experienced consultant psychiatrists who evaluate, support and treat patients with behavioural health problems.
Location: Westlands, Along Peponi Road.
Contact: 0743 155 846.
3. Lifebridge Hospital
Lifebridge Hospital serves individuals of all ages experiencing psychiatric disorders such as depressive disorders, anxiety, personality, bipolar and childhood psychiatric disorders.
Location: Northern Bypass, Mirema.
Contacts: 0725 133 444, 0732 313 173.
4. Mathari Mental Hospital
It is a specialized referral institution in mental health in Kenya. The hospital treats all types of mental disorders.
Location: Along Thika Road.
Contact: +254 20 233 7694.
5. Kenyatta National Hospital
KNH has a specialized department of mental health that offers a range of psychiatric services such as; child psychiatry, general psychiatry, liaison psychiatry, adolescent-friendly psychiatric and psychosocial services.
Contacts: 0709 854 000, 0730 643 000.
6. Aga Khan Hospital
The hospital has a psychiatry section that believes in providing safe and comprehensive care to patients. They manage a variety of mental disorders including but not limited to anxiety, dementia, psychoses and mood disorders.
Contacts: 0709 931 487, 0709 931 067.
7. Nairobi Parenting Clinic
The clinic provides curative and preventive solutions for mental disorders such as schizophrenia, eating disorders, disruptive behaviour disorders for both adults and children.
8. Karen Surgery
Karen Surgery is a centre of excellence in mental health. Their main areas of interest are anxiety, depression and attachment disorders, educational and psychometric assessments, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and eating disorders.
Contacts: 0733 642 246, 0775 642 246.
9. MP Shah Hospital
MP Shah Hospital offers specialized psychotherapy and counselling services aimed at relieving any grieving or stressful problems caused by life situations, crises and diseases.
Location: Shivachi Road, Parklands.
Contact: +254 20 4291 100.
10. Nairobi Mental Health Services
The health facility has a team of specialist psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric nurses who offer quality mental health treatment and care.
Contacts: 0738 905 182, 0714 972 228.