As an advocate with her organization ‘Let’s Talk Mental Health,’ her meaningful work helping people with mental health issues has earned her great respect.
People are increasingly forward to offer a helping hand in the causes they like to support or be a part of. This is a great step towards making a prominent difference in the lives of others. Doing that since the past few years is, one such humanitarian, an influential name Anusha Chowdhury, who is also a part of the education sector and is the Co-founder and CEO of Let’s Talk Mental Health (LTMH), which is an organization catering to people suffering from mental health problems and issues. Her endless efforts have always been towards mental health, and thus through LTMH, she has established a platform for bringing more light to these issues that many people around the world face behind closed doors.
Anusha Chowdhury recently was awarded the prestigious Diana Award for her spellbinding work as an advocate for mental health and for making dedicated efforts towards making LTMH a common platform for people suffering from the same to come together and transform their lives and mindsets for the better. There is a reason why LTMH has become an impactful organization in the world. As a team, they have always worked towards developing various campaigns that could benefit several souls. So far, it has benefited 37,000 people and has around 112 volunteers spread across countries like Bangladesh, Canada, Dubai, India, Philippines, Spain, USA, and Zambia.
Through LTMH, she with her team has counselled over 1.2 million people. Many of their effective campaigns include Let’s Talk Mental Health for all, a virtual event, Lighten The Load (India), Loneliness and Mental Health (Int. Web), and many more, apart from suicide prevention awareness month, stand up to stigma, mental health wellness for seniors, sparkle of smile, etc. With LTMH, Anusha Chowdhury is truly setting the bar higher for the mental health sector in Bangladesh and worldwide.
The passionate soul, quotes, “I have a vivid vision of gracious people – a generation that understands the priceless value of their mental health. To me, that’s the first thing I see when I shut my eyes because we deserve a world of compassion and empathy.” She is the first Bangladeshi to feature on Harvard Business School online and is a successful entrepreneur and director of a prestigious university in Bangladesh.
Anusha Chowdhury now wants the educational and mental health education sectors to collaborate to empower the youth, help them see the positive side of life, and make them realize their innate power to change their lives the way they want.