Meet Katrina Roundfield, PhD, Co-Founder & Chief of Clinical Operations at Appa Health

“I believe expanding access to care starts with using the best research evidence to broaden our vision of what mental healthcare looks like. At Appa Health, we are on a mission to improve the #mentalhealth of millions of teens through meaningful relationships. In a world where young people are feeling increasingly lonely and disconnected, Appa Health provides teens an opportunity to build a relationship with a caring, near-peer mentor with shared lived experience. Mentors meet with teens virtually and provide support and accountability as teens engage in evidence-based digital exercises to support their mental health.”

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Our Breaking Barriers series is amplifying trailblazers in #behavioralhealth who have worked to expand access to mental health and substance use services through #innovation, #advocacy and/or new #technology.