KOSHISH, National Mental Health Self-Help Organization


KOSHISH, National Mental Health Self-Help Organization is a non-governmental, non-profit organization working for the promotion of mental health and psychosocial disability at the grassroots community in Nepal. It was founded in 2008 by the initiation of the persons having lived experience of mental health issues. The word ‘KOSHISH’ means ‘making an effort,’ and it has a combined team of both passionates and professionals. KOSHISH advocates for independent living, inclusion and meaningful participation of persons with lived experiences of mental health issues through strategic advocacy. KOSHISH also deliver the mental mental and psychosocial support services in the communities following the evidence-based practice to develop replicable model of service.