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 […]
Youth Mental Health and Teen Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden shares a message for parents about teen mental health and social pressures teens face today.
Immediate non-clinical evidence based practice and support for teens in a mental health challenge or crisis.
Renowned Teen Mental Health Speaker and Teen Suicide Prevention Expert gives you a FREE Suicide Prevention and Inspirational Talk for your School. During this 50 minute talk Jeff engages in the conversation of mental health and suicide prevention talking about signs to be aware of and how you can intervene and how you can best […]
Why You’re More Qualified in Suicide Prevention Than Most Mental Health Professionals Yes, you just read that correctly. I’m Jeff Yalden and I’ve been working in Teen Suicide Prevention and Suicide Prevention – Teen Mental Health for nearly 30 years. You’re about to read the lack of suicide prevention training our mental health professionals receive […]
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.
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.
In The Trenches of Teen Mental Health Teen suicide is at epidemic proportions. I’ve been working in the trenches of teen mental health for three decades. With all my education, training and experience, I have never come across anything that benefited his work than a theory developed by Dr. Thomas Joiner, a professor at Florida […]
Too much screen time can hurt your child’s mental health. It’s not unusual to see little kids with smartphones or tablets. If you went to the grocery store right now, you might see a toddler sitting in a shopping cart, scrolling through an iPhone while a parent is busy shopping. It’s the new normal. As […]
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 […]