Teens and Self-Harm

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.

High School Student Suicide 48 Hours Before My Visit

Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden

On December 14, 2022, I was invited to speak at South Newton High School in Indiana.  48 hours prior to my visit a high school junior had made that forever decision.  He committed suicide.  Just 48 hours prior to me visiting the school. It was a late Sunday night that he took his life.  The […]

Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide . . . Expectations to be #1 Video Teen Mental Health expert and Suicide Prevention Trainer, Jeff Yalden talks about society expectations and how it’s impacting our teens in a negative way leading to more and more teen suicides.  It’s an epidemic, America. Suicide Prevention Training Online Course for Teachers (Click Here) – […]

Jeff Yalden: Lessons About Mental Illness

In episode 47 of The BOOM Podcast, Amazon bestselling author and mental health speaker Jeff Yalden spoke from the heart about his struggles with mental illness as well as his views on the state of mental health in the United States. The one key fact Yalden wants those struggling with mental health issues to understand […]

Jeff Yalden’s BOOM Podcast Episode 3: Richie Contartesi

Many know Michael Oher from his football career – he now plays offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers – and from the Oscar-winning film, The Blind Side. At 6’ 4” and 315 pounds, he’s hard to miss. For Oher, it all started at Ole Miss – The University of Mississippi – and its legendary NCAA […]

Jeff Yalden on Mental Health, Suicide and Chris Cornell

Nobody will ever really know what prompted rock icon Chris Cornell to make the tragic final decision to end his own life on May 17. What we do know is that Cornell had just performed a sold-out Soundgarden concert in Detroit. The Daily Mail reported that he posed for photographs after the show and told […]

BOOM! Jeff Yalden’s New Book Set to Launch

Youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden is stoked about his new book, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day! BOOM is a book about motivation and inspiration – a book Jeff has been working on since he went through a spinal cord fusion last year while also […]

Jeff Yalden Delivers Keynote Address at Illinois Valley Community College

Top Youth Motivational Speaker Rocks 32nd Annual Teen Showcase On Thursday, March 30, top youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden arrived at Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby, Ill., to deliver a keynote address at the 32nd annual Teen Showcase – an event that aims to empower youth to make the right choices and to embrace […]

Mental Health Awareness at Anoka Ramsey Community College

Jeff Yalden Electrifies Cambridge, MN By Roger Yale for Jeff Yalden, Youth Motivational Speaker On Wednesday, March 22, Jeff Yalden brought his motivational and mental health expertise to Anoka Ramsey Community College in Cambridge, MN, where he spent a full day with the psychology club and the counseling department. Anoka Ramsey was a top-ten finalist […]

Jeff Yalden Inspires Lindenwood University

By Roger Yale for Jeff Yalden, Youth Motivational Speaker After he was already booked to speak at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO, North America’s Number One Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden got an email that there had been a student suicide on campus. “The young man was a sophomore and part of the men’s […]