Leela Chandrasekar

Medical Advisor

Where are you from?

Grosse Pointe, MI

Why are you involved with Six Feet Over?

I am involved with Six Feet Over because of my interest in the healthcare of the pediatric population of Detroit, and particularly in the education and support of adolescents surrounding mental health.

What emotional reasons?

To become a better informed and more involved healthcare provider.

What’s your day job?

I’m a fourth year medical student currently applying for pediatric residency.

Who is your hero?

My parents

What do you like to do in your free time?

Sleep! And spending time with friends and family.

What really burns your biscuit?

Losing anything competitive

Your favorite quote:

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso

I can’t live without:

My laptop

If you could tell a younger you one thing, what would it be?

Don’t worry so much about what everyone else thinks. Focus on what makes you happy.

Ready to rock our gear?

Ready to help?


Six Feet Over is not an emergency resource. If you or someone you know is in crisis, you have optionsPlease call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), call 911, or visit your nearest Emergency Room. 


We are a non-profit organization servicing the great state of Michigan. We work to strengthen our community by spreading awareness and educating others about mental illness and suicide prevention, supporting and advocating on behalf of those in need, and connecting them with resources.


Six Feet Over is a federally certified 501(c)3. All donations are tax deductible. Six Feet Over minimizes overhead costs by depending on volunteer work. For more, view Six Feet Over on our GuideStar Profile.

Consider helping the Detroit community by donating today.


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