Strength Over Resilience-Poojah Mehta

July 15, 2020

Over the course of July, we will be sharing videos and stories of courage, culture, and community in support of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This is our second video for the month. We hope you enjoy!


In this ongoing docuseries, NAMI highlights perspectives on mental health across backgrounds and communities. Through candid and courageous stories of lived experience, these mental health champions share their resilience and recovery, emphasizing the importance of culture and identity in the mental health movement.


From Secrets To Strength


Poojah Mehta, a rising leader in the Asian American/Pacific Islander mental health community, shares her story of recovery and her focus on amplifying the voices of people who are underrepresented in their communities. She is currently a student at Columbia University working toward a master’s degree in public health and sits on the NAMI New York State Board of Directors.


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