About Us

About Durban and Coastal Mental Health

Durban and Coastal Mental Health (DCMH) is one of South Africa’s longest serving and largest indigenous Non-Profit Organisation established in 1940. The organisation has over the years accomplished revolutionary impact, focusing in areas of transformation of services and in disadvantaged and marginalized rural communities. DCMH aims to make a difference in the lives of communities through outreach programmes which are underpinned by our values of integrity, trustworthiness, honesty, transparency, our staff, good cooperate governance and accountability.


To be a dynamic movement, which serves as an effective resource to empower people to attain optimal mental well-being and quality of life in a just Society.


“To actively work with the community to achieve the highest possible level of Mental Health”