Raashi Thakran, Author at OC87 Recovery Diaries

Author: Raashi Thakran

Raashi Thakran is an engineering graduate and mental health advocate from Bangalore. She conducts workshops and sessions on mental health and suicide prevention in order to raise awareness of its challenges in today’s society. As a changemaker from Change.org’s flagship program—She Creates Change, she started a petition asking the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to launch a National Helpline Number for Suicide Prevention in India which has received more than 2 hundred thousand signatures. Raashi has been featured in The Logical Indian, Quint, The Hindu, Dainik Jagran, Mid-day and other news portals for her initiatives. She has also launched her own blog where she writes on mental health and self-care. She has worked with Teach for India as part of their HR and City Operations team and launched an initiative called “Care for Fellows” which is a comprehensive employee wellness programme. As a Global Volunteer with AIESEC, she travelled to Egypt in January to work with refugees. You can follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter.