Kita Curry, PhD

CEO & President

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

As CEO and President of Didi Hirsch Mental Health services, Kita Curry is the chief visionary, spokesperson, and fundraiser for the organization. She is responsible for the fiscal and clinical performance of the non-profit agency with an annual budget of $55 million, ten sites, 250 volunteers and 550 staff. Under Dr. Curry’s leadership, Didi Hirsch has grown significantly. The annual budget has tripled since she took the helm. In October 2018, Didi Hirsch opened a new permanent home for its Suicide Prevention Center to address growing demand for the agency’s lifesaving services. The space enabled Didi Hirsch to expand existing programs and add vital new ones. Dr. Curry has also helped make erasing mental health stigma a national cause by speaking openly about her own experience with depression, suicidal loss and an attempt. She often notes she felt it was her duty to make the agency’s mission personal.

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