Alyssa Goldberg is a student at New York University pursuing a joint B.S. in Global Public Health and Applied Psychology with a Minor in American Sign Language and concentration in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies. She is a passionate mental health advocate and hopes to inspire other young people by sharing her story.
Alyssa is the President and Founder of Active Minds at NYU, an organization dedicated to changing the conversation surrounding mental health on college campuses. She's also a frequent writer for The Lifeline's "You Matter" Blog, and volunteers as a crisis counselor for the Crisis Text Line. After university, she wants to work in the public health field to explore and mitigate underlying causes of mental health conditions, address health disparities, and develop interventions to combat suicide.
Outside of mental health work, Alyssa loves writing, music, hiking, and live music.