Teens and Self-Harm
What you need to know about teens and self-harm. A major concern today with school counselors asking a lot of questions as their middle school and high school students are coming to them asking for help.
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.
3 Tips to Improve Teens Self-Esteem
Mental Health High School Motivational Speaker, Jeff Yalden talks self-esteem for teens.
The Speed of Hurt
Teens experience pain as fast as the flip of a switch – and the speed of hurt hits them as swiftly as turning on a light. Often, terrible situations can lead to teen suicide – but we need to be vigilant when observing changes – even small changes – in the behavior of the young […]
Rochester & Rochester Hills School Communities
Rochester and Rochester Hills School Communities have suffered five teen suicides in two years. They’ve asked Jeff Yalden to speak to the community: Teens and Parents.
Why Teens Need a Mental Health Life Coach
Your teen needs a Teen Life Coach and a Mental Health Life Coach for support and encouragement and Jeff has been that trusted teen life coach for many years.
Inspiring Conversations: Ep.1 – Bobby Petrocelli
Today’s inspiring conversation is with Bobby Petrocelli the author of YOU MATTER . . . IT DOESN’T.
MENTAL ILLNESS: THE GREATEST PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS OF OUR TIME?
Part three of a series of principles based on Jeff new new book, Teen Suicide: The “Why” Behind America’s Suicide Epidemic. We can no longer sweep mental illness under the carpet… Teen suicide and the opioid crisis are crippling communities on a scale we have never seen. We have major issues on our hands that […]
Mental Illness: Breaking the Stigma
Jeff speaking in Mooresville, NC OUR SCHOOLS AND MENTAL HEALTH This blog post is the second in a series based on the principles from my book, Teen Suicide: The “Why” Behind America’s Suicide Epidemic. In part one of this series, I talked about eliminating the stigma attached to teen suicide and mental illness. I believe […]
A Conversation with Isabella
One of the greatest things about my work as a youth motivational speaker is that I get to plant seeds, give hope and inspire young people. One of the most challenging things is that sometimes I get to help, but I might not know the end result of the work I do. Thankfully, I know […]