Although mental health is a fundamental component of health, recognition of mental disorders and awareness about its importance is limited. Stigma and lack of understanding about mental disorders are major barriers to seeking help and promoting better mental health. Increasing understanding and overcoming stigma through strategic communications and social mobilization are crucial steps towards strengthening mental health programmes. Darren Hart Foundation partners with other like-minded institutions and individuals to conduct mental health awareness amongst students in the Universities, particularly in the University of Nairobi and other constitute colleges. Mental health promotion involves actions that improve psychological well-being. There are a number of ways to promote mental health.