asha international mental health

We Give Hope

Let’s talk about 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.

Healhy Minds. Healthy Lives.

Our Impact

Over 60,000 people reached world wide.

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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Westview senior spearheads first 'Mental Wellness Week

by Genevieve Reaume - KATU, Portland OR

A senior, Hoda Aboueich, spearheaded the idea about a year ago. She is putting on the wellness week as a part of her senior project. It's all inspired by her own struggles with depression, anxiety and suicidal ideations.

"I kind of just had this idea and ran with it, and here we are today," Aboueich said. "If I can turn my struggles into something positive for someone else, then I'll do it."

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