Mental Health


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Mental Health


Who We Are

Enosh – The Israeli Mental Health Association is the largest mental health organization in Israel, delivering comprehensive community-based rehabilitation services to people with psychosocial disabilities and their families. Since 2017 Enosh has been a consultative organization to the UN- ECOSOC regarding mental health policies and service delivery.

Why Enosh

We are a person-centered organization. We believe that everyone deserves to live a fulfilling and meaningful life. Our work is guided by the recovery framework with a holistic approach that promotes living an independent life in the community.

What We Do

We offer a range of Mental health rehabilitation services in the domains of housing, employment, social-recreational centers, early intervention, family consultation and balancing houses as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization.

1 in 4

People will experience a mental health crisis during their life


Service users


Family members


Youth and young adults


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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

Our Services:


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


Prevention and Early intervention

  • NAVIGATE – first episode prevention program
  • HEADSPACE –  early intervention centers for youth
  • GOME – balancing house in the community which provides supportive treatment for people ‎in a mental health crisis


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.

Review our full 2023 achievements summary

Enosh in Days of Iron Swords War

Stigma index 2022

According to Enosh's new Stigma Index, the absolute majority of incorrect  and offensive usage of phrases referring to mental health occurs on social media.

Lived Experience in Enosh

 In the past decade Lived Experience have been integrated into the mental health rehabilitationII field, as it is one of the core elements in recovery. Enosh is implementing lived epxirience in its services through peer specialists, advocacy, public awareness work and research – to learn more read here

Lived Experience and Peer Support at Enosh
Zero project and Enosh


Enosh has joined the Zero Project efforts towards a world with zero barriers for people with disabilities providing an information webinar on the #ZeroCall23 and how it can be relevant to nominations from the mental health community to highlight good practices.

 The webinar was held on June 1 2022 and led by Robin Tim Weiss Manager, Public Sector at the Zero Project and Liron David, Policy and International Relations Chief Officer at Enosh.

Women in "MAOF" (full-flight)

Read about the inspiring stories of 3 women-entrepreneurs,
who turned their dream into a successful professional business with the help of the MAOF-Enosh program.

Zero Project Award

Enosh is one of the Zero Project award winners 2022 for its Nofesh – Accessible Tourism for Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities program.
We will be taking part of the zero Project Conference in the UN Vienna in February 23-25, 2022.

Stigma index

"80% of mental health references online are negative or offensive" –
according to Enosh's new Stigma Index.

Collaboration with Mashav-Carmel and UNICEF

We are honored to collaborate with MASHAV Carmel Training Center under the Israeli Ministry of foreign affairs together with Unicef- Serbia creating together a training on children and youth mental health in Israel for a Serbian delegation.