Ashley Perkins, Pharm.D., is a mental health advocate, educator, and sought-after speaker who is dedicated to empowering individuals to improve their mental health. With over a decade of experience as a pharmacist, Ashley brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her work in mental health.
Ashley's passion for mental health advocacy stems from her own personal experiences of managing ADHD, anxiety, agoraphobia, and PTSD, and the discrimination she’s faced. These experiences led her to co-found We Matter Too, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides a space for individuals to share their stories and experiences related to mental health. Ashley's book, "I Matter Too," is a powerful tool for those seeking to improve their mental health and provides insights through sharing her own experiences navigating her mental health issues.
As a speaker, Ashley has presented her expertise on mental health at conferences around the world, including a TEDx talk titled "Mental Disease: Empower Others by Sharing Your Story." Her focus is on reducing the stigma that often accompanies mental health issues and increasing awareness and education in the medical community. She is a passionate and engaging speaker who uses her personal experiences to inspire and empower others.
Ashley's unique combination of professional experience as a pharmacist and personal experiences with mental health challenges make her a valuable resource for organizations seeking to improve their understanding and management of mental health. Her ability to connect with audiences and deliver informative, engaging presentations makes her an excellent candidate for speaking opportunities at conferences, workshops, and other events focused on mental health and wellness.