asha international mental health

We Give Hope

Please join us at the Celebration of Hope

We look forward to celebrating with you on October 24th!

Please join us at our annual fundraising dinner. We are excited to share our impact and plans for the upcoming year.

Together, by normalizing conversations about mental health, we can give hope and change lives, one story at a time.

Update:  We are thrilled that we have reached capacity for the event and registration is currently closed. Please email Ashley Schmidt at ashley@myasha.org to be added to the waitlist for the event.

Let’s talk Mental Health!

Our stories are our SUPERPOWER

We’re normalizing conversations about mental health and inspiring hope & healing, one story at a time.

We inspire HOPE in people living with a mental health condition that recovery is possible.

We provide HELP by sharing personal insights on how to create a healthy, meaningful, productive life.

We promote HEALTH by connecting people to social supports and wellness resources in the community.

Our Impact

55,000 people reached across the U.S. and around the world.

Mental illness health

Kids work to change cultural perceptions of mental health

If you take a broader look at suicide rates across cultures, it’s clear many communities are struggling to stop suicides.

Younger Americans who’ve got roots across the globe say culture can impact the mental health discussion.

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Youth share their mental health stories in an attempt to shatter the stigma

by Genevieve Reaume, KATU News

In an effort to shatter the stigma around mental health, an organization called ASHA International, based in Beaverton, is making storytelling personal.

“To give hope to others like myself,” ASHA International founder and President Gayathri Ramprasad said. “To let them know that they’re not alone, that they, too, can recover and thrive.”

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The power of a story:

by Morgan Romero, Portland OR

Those struggling with mental illness share stories of hope at 'My Story My Superpower' show

Sharing our stories has the power to bring people together to make them feel like they're not alone and ultimately save lives.

That intention is at the heart of an upcoming show, "My Story My Superpower," in celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month.

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