TEEN ADVISORY BOARD
Alison Sabella - West Hills, CA
My name is Alison Sabella. Going into my years of higher education, I plan on studying psychology to continue the conversation about mental health and its importance. I am so grateful to be working with such an amazing outreach program.
Amanda Silverman - West Hills, CA
My name is Amanda and I am a high school student who understands how difficult it can be to manage everything that comes with being a teen today. I have a cat and a dog and I love to do arts and crafts and bake. I joined the teen mental health committee because I understand the importance of mental health support and education especially for teens now more than ever.
Ariel Benzvi - Encino, CA
I’m Ariel- currently a junior in high school, and am super passionate about mental health and helping others. In my free time, I play volleyball and hang out with friends! My biggest goal is to help others find motivation, self-love, and self-worth the way I have. I have started a mental health club at my own school, along with a website with blogs, and hope to continue reaching out and helping as many teens as I can!
Jen Oya - Blane, WA
Nerdy millennial and CSUN graduate. Mental health issues have been a lifelong struggle and I'm passionate about helping those who also experience those struggles.
Kara Long - Woodland Hills, CA
I am a Sophomore at UC Davis, majoring in Psychology and work part time at a teen treatment center. I know the power of sharing your story and am happy to be a part of this project.
Nolan Long - Woodland Hills, CA
I am a current senior in high school who understands the difficulties when afflicted with mental health issues. I enjoy exercising and other geeky activities. I am on the board because I want to help make the organization as suitable for teens as possible, with the goal of getting as many individuals who need help to find it.