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About Enosh

Founded in 1978, Enosh is the largest mental health organization in Israel delivering comprehensive and groundbreaking community-based rehabilitation programs in the domains of supportive housing, employment, and socialization and family counseling centers. We also address early intervention efforts through innovative programs for youth. Over the years, Enosh has spearheaded significant changes in mental health legislation rights and service delivery and is bringing its expertise to the forefront of the local and global mental health agenda.

Our mission:

  • To provide quality and professional community-based mental health services for people with psychosocial ‎disabilities and to support their families
  • To increase awareness around mental health and fight society’s stigmas towards people with ‎psychosocial disabilities
  • To promote the rights of people with psychosocial disabilities and their family members

Spread nationwide through more than 70 Centers, with 800 employees, and more than 700 volunteers, our services are engaging more than 6,500 participants, 1700 family members, and 300 youth and young adults from all sectors of society each year. We are engaging thousands of members in different communities in Israel. We put efforts to bridge between diverse communities and groups and provide person-centered services in a culturally sensitive and trauma-informed environment. We use lived experience and peer support as our leading recovery models.

1. Mental Health Recovery Services in the Community 

  • Supportive housing programs that support independent living
  • Supportive employment programs in the work market
  • Social, recreation, sports and wellness centers in the community
  • Counselling and support centers for families

2. Prevention and Early intervention

  • NAVIGATE – first episode prevention program
  • HEADSPACE –  early intervention centers for youth
  • GOME – respite home in the community which provide alternative to hospitalization

3. Advocacy and policy

  • Enosh holds a consultative status to the Economic ‎and Social Council at the United Nations since 2017 and is taking part of the global mental health work. Enosh is part of civil society coalitions in Israel to promote rights of people with disabilities and the right to health

Our teams are specialized in different mental health intersections: homelessness, trauma, CPTSD, elderly, youth, religious communities, suicide prevention, lived experience, youth mental health, LGBTQ, and more.

Zero Project 2021

We invites you to join a discussion on the right to employment for people with psychosocial disabilities and the need for state-level policies and innovative community-based services and supports in the mental health field. The event will be part of the partner channel at the Zero Project Virtual Conference 2021 (#ZeroCon21) with experts from around the world and Israel.

Respond to the COVID-19 outbreak

2020 at a glance

2020 was a challenging year to say the least.
We at Enosh – The Israeli Mental Health Association managed to use the circumstances of covid-19 as a fuel to adapt and upgrade our mental health community rehabilitation services.

Respond to the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on Enosh service consumers and care professionals.

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