The Research Unit at the Rakhawy Research and Training Center aims to make a contribution to the mental health field in Egypt through, not only delivering knowledge, but also facilitating its creation in the first place. It aims to empower mental health professionals through training them in research methods and, more importantly, ethical practices. This is achieved through training courses and workshops offered by research experts in the community. The Research Unit also contributes to the expansion of the local research production through the provision of consultations and research assistance to researchers in addition to the initiation of various research projects that tackle mental health issues in a culturally-sensitive manner. All educational, research and training activities are provided in accordance with professional ethical guidelines that protect all participants and beneficiaries.