In South Asian cultures, societal norms and expectations have historically deterred honest and open conversations about mental health. People are often afraid of being judged and there is a lot of pressure to conform to pre-defined societal ideas of success and achievement.
The South Asian Health Awareness Society (SAHAS) in Los Angeles is committed to changing this narrative, so when they reached out to share the scoop on their upcoming South Asian Mental Health Gala 2023 , we just had to find a way to share it with all of you.
This event is dedicated to breaking the silence around mental health in the South Asian community. It is set to take place on Saturday, October 14th, 2023, at 6:30 pm on a private rooftop at Santa Monica Promenade in Southern California. It is open to ALL so buy your tickets and support this important cause.
What to Expect
The gala will feature over 175 participants, a Community Mental Health Panel, cultural performances, Desi tapas, cocktails, a South Asian guest speaker, and VIP gift bags. SAHAS aims to destigmatize mental health challenges in the South Asian community and encourage open conversations.
Why SAHAS Matters
Startling SAPHA statistics reveal that over 1 in 5 South Asians in the United States have experienced mood or anxiety disorders. SAHAS was established to dismantle the stigma surrounding mental health in the South Asian community. They champion awareness, advocacy, and support.
Meet the Visionaries
SAHAS is led by Ektha Aggarwal, a licensed South Asian therapist, Siddharth Gandhi, a restaurateur and mental wellness advocate, and Neena Dolwani, an expert in organic health. Their diverse backgrounds drive SAHAS's mission.
Secure Your Spot
Reserve tickets for an evening of unity, support, and transformation. Join SAHAS in empowering the South Asian community to prioritize mental health.
How You Can Contribute
The event's success relies on community support. SAHAS welcomes donations and sponsorships to extend their programs to other South Asian communities. For inquiries, sponsorships, or event details, contact: email@example.com
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