Gefersa Mental Rehabilitation Center

Gefersa Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (GMHF) near Addis Ababa offers professional psychiatric treatment, boarding and rehabilitative occupational therapy. The centere aims to serve as a model for replication and promotion of quality care throughout the country. The serene and peaceful environment of Gefersa makes it an ideal location for the patients’ rehabilitation process. It has the proper infrastructure to provide professional psychiatric care to 200 patients and to organize trainings and research. There is a big need for mental health care in Ethiopia as the habitual chewing of chat, an amphetamine-like stimulant, causes a lot of mental health problems among the country’s population.