Abby Dischner is a freshman at Montour High School in Pittsburgh, PA. As a youth advocate, she wants mental health to be something seen as normal and not something we ignore. She is a member of Student Council, MAMA, the bowling team, Woman in Stem, academic games, and recreational softball.

Authored by Abby Dischner

Blog Post

Building a Safety Net for Teen Mental Health: Youth Advocate Perspectives

In the first of a two-part blog series marking National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, a group of youth advocates share their thoughts on the mental health needs of adolescents and how researchers can support them.