Sheeba Narikuzhy, a resident of Ajax, Ontario, has over 19 years of experience in the mental health sector as a psychotherapist as well as in various managerial roles.
Sheeba currently works as a manager in the Mental Health and Addictions Program at Lakeridge Health. She is a former Advisory Council member of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Together, her extensive experience in supporting youth who are facing mental health challenges and with being a first-generation immigrant, she recognizes the stigma related to suicidality and its associated challenges and barriers in various communities.
Sheeba is hoping to support CASP’s efforts towards creating coordinated strategies to raise awareness, promote open dialogues, and create a national effort among all stakeholders to further support in enhancing the quality of mental health services to people needing such support in Canada.