Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker

Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker

Smashing the Stigma of Mental Health with Words and Actions

Engaging, inspiring, and empowering, Hufsa is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian with mental illness. Famous for her TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery," Hufsa has spoken all over the United States about hope and recovery.

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from Irvine, CA (US)

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Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker
Hufsa Ahmad - Motivational Speaker

Smashing the Stigma of Mental Health with Words and Actions

Engaging, inspiring, and empowering, Hufsa is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian with mental illness. Famous for her TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery," Hufsa has spoken all over the United States about hope and recovery.

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from Irvine, CA

Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker - Motivational Speaker

Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker

Smashing the Stigma of Mental Health with Words and Actions

Engaging, inspiring, and empowering, Hufsa is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian with mental illness. Famous for her TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery," Hufsa has spoken all over the United States about hope and recovery.

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from: Irvine, CA

For more information about booking Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker,
Visit https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/mentallychill/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Biography

Website: www.mentally-chill.com

TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVkL3glwL8g

Hufsa (Huff-suh) is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian who has schizoaffective disorder. Having transformed from a victim of her illness to a champion of recovery, Hufsa dedicates her life to helping other individuals with mental health diagnoses find treatment, recovery, and peace, as well as change the world's view of mental health. She also believes that humor is a powerful tool for social change, thus she incorporates it in her life and work. She is in near completion of my Master of Social Work at California State University, Long Beach, and received a B.S. in Chemistry from Harvey Mudd College.

For her efforts, she won the Mental Health Association Hope & Courage Award, the National Alliance on Mental Illness Next Step Award, and many other accolades. She has served in the mental health field for 6 years as an advocate, educator, speaker, peer mentor, case manager, supervisor, Mental Health Services Act Steering Committee member, and Dayle McIntosh Center for the Disabled board Vice President.

Major speeches:

-TEDx Ranney School, "Relapse is Part of Recovery" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVkL3glwL8g)
-90 minute keynote and training for Mendocino County Behavioral Health
-Keynote speaker for the Independent Living Conference in Sacramento
-Panel member on "Recovery: The Promise of Hope" (online versions seen by 2000+ people)

Awards

  • Mental Health Association (MHA) "Hope & Courage Award" for exceptional community service in mental health in 2017
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) "Next Step Award” for an individual who demonstrates courage, resiliency, and advocacy for recovery in 2016
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) "Voice Award" Nominee in 2016
  • "Spirit of Volunteerism Award" for outstanding commitment to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Orange County, in 2016
Find out more about Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker at http://www.mentally-chill.com.

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