Kelechi Ubozoh is a SF Bay Area poet and mental health advocate. Kelechi frequents many Bay Area readings like Lit Crawl, Beast Crawl, Birds of Paradise, Lyrics and Dirges, Get Lit, Passages on the Lake, Voz Sin Tinta, Nomadic Press, Liminal, and Bay Area Generations (Live Performance !) Her poetry is featured in an Anthology of San Francisco Bay Area Writers of Color, check out her live performance at Endangered Species, Enduring Values San Francisco Library Launch.
She is featured in The Voice Award Winning documentary, The S Word, following the lives of suicide attempt survivors in an effort to eliminate stigma of mental health issues. Check out The S Word Movie Trailer. Read her Q&A with non-profit-mental health organization PEERS at Q&A with Kelechi Ubozoh. Recently, Kelechi as featured on the Good Morning America Website to share her story check it out at Good Morning America.
Listen to her conversation with Paul Gilmartin from Mental Illness Happy Hour here Mental Illness Happy Hour. She chats with the ladies of the Social Changery Do More Good Podcast . Her story is also featured in the Live Through This Project.
Need help or resources?
National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Trevor Helpline (For LGBT+): 1-800-850-807
Help Finding a Therapist: 1-800-THERAPIST (1-800-843-7274)