Who we are

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.

VISION

Mental Health and
Psychosocial Wellbeing for All

MISSION

KOSHISH seeks to ensure a dignified life for people with psychosocial issues through improving and implementing policies and legislation and expanding community-based mental health and psychosocial support.

GOAL

Quality of life of people living with mental health condition and psychosocial issues are improved.

OUR SHARED VALUES

COVERAGE

Organization Reg. No.: 086/065, District Administration Office, Kathmandu, Affiliation No.: 25676, Social Welfare Council, Nepal

Our Future Priority Areas

Digital Mental Health
Research
Education
Adolescent
Mental Health
Mental Health in
Basic Health Service
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