Parents and Teen Mental Health

Youth Mental Health and Teen Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden shares a message for parents about teen mental health and social pressures teens face today.

Why Teens Kill Themselves

When I woke up this morning, I wasn’t planning on writing about teen suicide and why teens kill themselves. I planned to slowly wake up, watch “Good Morning America” and make my way into the office without a plan. But things change quickly, and here I am doing just that. Let’s save some lives… I […]

Teen Suicide Behaviors and Responding in a Crisis

“Teen Suicide Behaviors and Responding in a Crisis” is written by Jeff Yalden and provided for school communities to help save lives and teach mental health in our schools. Teen Suicide is an epidemic today concerning school communities. Know suicidal behavior and warning signs of suicidal ideation and how to respond in the event of […]

Why Teens Self-Harm

Why Teens Self-Harm Let’s talk about why teens self-harm so you as a trusted adult in a teens life can intervene and get the teen the help they’re in need of. We need to be more open about teen mental health in our homes and this is a conversation we need to be having in […]

It’s Never Too Early to Talk Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

    In my career as a youth motivational speaker, it’s not often that an elementary school brings me in to speak – especially in the areas of mental health and suicide prevention. But this was exactly where I found myself early this month in East Quouge, New York – a community on Long Island. […]

Teen Suicide & Mental Health Night at Catholic Church in Fishers, Indiana

The Catholic Church and Suicide Prevention? Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church invited teen mental health and suicide prevention expert, Jeff Yalden to Fishers, Indiana  to speak truth to parents and the congregation about today’s youth and the suicide epidemic plaguing our country. For more than two hours, Jeff mesmerized the nearly 500 people […]