What if i need more help?
You don't need to struggle on your own. You might find it helpful to talk things through with people you trust such as a parent or a friend,teacher, mentor or school counsellor.
You can ask about going to see your doctor if you want more support.
The following organisations offer support and counselling:
* Addiction: Alcoholism/Gambling/Drug Abuse
- Freedom Foundation.
- House of Refuge Rehabilitation Centre:
Tel: 0803 722 8206, 0709 500 1484. ''House of Refuge Rehabilitation Centre is a rehabilitation, mental health information and treatment service centre located in Lagos, Nigeria''.
- Wellspring Rehabilitation Centre:
Tel: 0807 079 0121, 0806 726 9849
- Christ Against Drug Abuse Ministry.
Website: Cadamonline.org ''For help with Substance abuse''.
- Cope Breast Cancer:
Tel: +234 701 8000 004 or +234 813 7109 164
COPE aims to improve awareness of breast cancer, education, and provides screening and counselling services.
- Children Living with Cancer Foundation
Website: www.clwcf.org ''For children living and suffering from cancer''.
- Mama Cancer Foundation of Nigeria
Website: http://mamacfn.tripod.com ''Useful resources for cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research and support for cancer victims and their families''.
-Nigeria Cancer Society
Website: www.uicc.org "to assist in the development of facilities for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, to educate the public on the problems of cancer, and to conduct research in all aspects of cancer."
Website: www.phinigeria.org ''To empower women with life –saving information and skills on wellness strategies that will encourage them to be proactive about their own health. Includes focus on breast and cervical cancer.
-Save The Children Foundation
- Save Child Africa
Email: ''Supporting children in crisis, preventing and reducing the abuse of children’s rights
-SOS Children’s Villages International
Website: http://www.sos-childrensvillages.org ''Protecting and supporting vulnerable children
- Fate Foundation Nigeria
Tel: +234 701 130 5444 ''Through the FATE School of Entrepreneurship, we provide aspiring, emerging and experienced entrepreneurs with training, knowledge and information on how to start, grow and sustain their businesses''.
Website: www.mmfnigeria.org ''The Muritala Muhammed Foundation is established the Skills Development Training Program to serve as a catalyst of change in Africa''.
-The Tony Elumelu Foundation
Tel: +234 127746415 ''Supporting entrepreneurship and business start-ups''.
- Directorate of Technical Aid corps
Tel: 0803 661 3007
A federal government agency for skill export scheme under federal ministry of foreign affairs department.
- Hopesea Nigeria
Tel: 0806 783 5390, 0818 722 4599
Hotel and Personal Services Employers, Association of Nigeria (HOPESEA) provides employment services for hotels, restaurants and catering industry.
- National directorate of employment
Tel: 0803 654 5508
National Directorate Of employment is a Nigerian body creates job schemes policies and skill acquisition programmes.
- National centre for women empowerment
Tel: 08033116979, 08059692780, 09-2340608.
A federal Nigerian centre created for the women empowerment through job creations.
- Youth Employment Services Nigeria
Tel: 0909 879 7450
Youth Employment Services Nigeria (YES) is a programme dedicated to improving lives of Nigeria's youth by expanding employment and economic opportunities through program and policy innovation.
Haima Health Initiative
An online blood donation register which asks young people to register to donate blood in emergency situations
- Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, National Sickle Cell Centre,
Tel: +234 1 762 1522, +234 810 000 2003 (National Director),
Tel: +234 810 000 2001 (Enquiries)
Gede Foundation’s drive is to be constantly at the cutting edge of underserved and highly stigmatized health burdens by embracing and addressing growing concerns over the lack of positive mental health support given to people living with HIV-AIDS.
An advocacy organisation that empowers persons with albinism and educates the society about albinism in Nigeria and the world.
One of the core areas of service at the Down syndrome foundation Nigeria is Medical Intervention for persons with Down syndrome in Nigeria.
Tel:+234 08034930904, +234 08036056804
For pregnant women and all women on post natal period.
-Pathfinder International/ Nigeria
Tackles women maternity issues.
*Sexual assault/ Rape/ Domestic Violence
-Mirabel centre- sexual assault referral
Tel: 08155770000, 08187243468, 08125152683, 07013491796 or 01-2957816.
A project of Partnership for Justice where rape and sexual assault victims can access free forensic medical & counselling services.
-Women At Risk International Foundation (The WARIF Centre.)
Sexual Assault Referral Centre.
-Domestic Violence centre.
Website: '' This site is for;
Shelter/safe homes at crisis moment.
Counselling victims and their families.
Documentation of cases of abuse. As well as a drop-in centre.
*Suicidal thoughts/ Mental Health
Nigeria Medical Association. www.nationalnma.org
Mentally Aware Nigerian Initiative. www.mentallyaware.org
Campaign To End Loneliness. www.campaigntoendlineliness.org
Mental Health Charity. www.mind.org.uk
Help and supporting the advocacy of mental health, by increasing awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illnesses/disorder. We also encourage people to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as link between young people and the mental health community.