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My Week With the Clearfield-Jefferson Suicide Prevention Team

Mental health speaker and suicide prevention expert Jeff Yalden was recently keynote speaker at a suicide prevention walk in Dubois, PA - and he also spent nearly a week with an organization called the Clearfield-Jeffrerson Suicide Prevention Team and visited area school communities.

Clearfield-Jefferson 10th Annual Suicide Prevention Walk

Clearfield-Jefferson 10th Annual Suicide Prevention Walk

Mental Health Keynote Speaker Jeff Yalden was the keynote speaker for the Clearfield-Jefferson 10th Annual Suicide Prevention Mental Health Awareness Walk in DuBois, PA.

A Life Saved

Find out what happened when Mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden encountered a man who had just told his wife that he was having thoughts of suicide - and read all about Jeff’s self-care advice for those who might be struggling with mental health issues.

Self-Responsibility the Core of Jeff Yalden’s Message at Habersham Ninth Grade Academy

Top Teen Mental Health Speaker Jeff Yalden visits Habersham County Schools and spends two days with Habersham Ninth Grade Academy in Mount Airy, Ga., after a middle school student ended his life by suicide. Jeff delivers a message about self-responsibility.  

Jeff plants seeds and hopes to instill a growth mindset that stays with them long after he leaves the building. It is important to Jeff that students are not afraid to ask questions, ask for help and want to get to know themselves.  

If you want information about Jeff Yalden coming to your school community, please go HERE.

Mental Health and School Culture

Amazon bestselling author and mental health speaker Jeff Yalden lays out strategies for improving school culture and spirit, unifying the family unit and nurturing school staff. It’s not hard, but educators need to take ownership.

MOTIVATION, PERFECTION AND OUR PERSONALITIES

Although it’s a good thing to hold ourselves to a higher standard and aim to become the best version of ourselves, there is no such thing as perfection. We must be flexible and ready to change when necessary. Find out how our personalities factor into this mix as mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden drills down on these topics and more.

MENTAL ILLNESS: THE GREATEST PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS OF OUR TIME?

Mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author says mental illness threatens to become the greatest public health crisis of our time. Part three of a series of principles based on his new new book, Teen Suicide: The “Why” Behind America’s Suicide Epidemic.

Drop Your Regrets and Start Living

Don’t hold onto your regrets. We all have a story and we all make excuses. Isn’t it time to drop all of this and start living on your terms? We can choose to be victors - not victims - and we can do this NOW!

MENTAL ILLNESS: BREAKING THE STIGMA

Mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author lays out principles from his new book, Teen Suicide: The “Why” Behind America’s Suicide Epidemic. Part two in a series.

18 Suicides in 18 Months: Jeff Yalden Shakes Things Up in Alaska

Kotzebue, Alaska is 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle on Alaska's western coast. With a population of just over 3000 people, the community has been rocked by 18 suicides in 18 months. Last month, mental health speaker and author Jeff Yalden was hired as a consultant and to shake things up. Here’s what happened…

Ah . . . What happened at Bay Port High School

Ah . . . What happened at Bay Port High School

“In 27 years, I’ve never been attacked by students, teachers, and have threats and accusations pointed at me, my family, my assistant like I have at Bay Port High School. I did the same talk I do everywhere and stayed for the whole day with no visitor’s pass, free to roam the hallways, worked one on one with students. Had an amazing day with the counselors, social workers, and the students. But then, it was out of control with a group of students.” Here is Jeff’s take on what happened, why it happened, and the letter to the parents.

When You Need a Time-Out

We’re “plugged in” 24/7. Sometimes we need to take a time-out. In episode 84 of Mental Health and Motivation: The Unlikely Life Coach, speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden lays out the benefits of taking a “you day” and more.

Why Teens Self-Harm

Why Teens Self-Harm

Teen Suicide and Self-Harm is a national healthcare crisis that is alarming our families and school administrators and counselors. Although self-harm is not a mental disorder it is a way for teens to relive stress and anxieties where they’re controlling their emotions. If the teen doesn’t get the support and treatment they need self-harm could lead to strong suicidal ideation. Jeff Yalden works with school communities consulting on teen mental health, suicide prevention, and crisis intervention.

The Grind and Self-Care

Are you a public speaker? Do you have a sales job that requires you to be on the road constantly? Do you ever feel like you are having an off day, despite the fact that you have the skills to crush the day, make that sale or complete that talk? Speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden has some advice for you right here, right now.

TEEN SUICIDE AND MENTAL HEALTH

Mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author lays out principles from his new book, Teen Suicide: The “Why” Behind America’s Suicide Epidemic. Part one in a series.

LIVING WITH BIPOLAR: LIFE, LOVE, ACCEPTANCE & SUPPORT

Mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden lives with bipolar II disorder, but something happened recently that made him feel like he IS doing well. A little rant about life, love, acceptance, and support.

Teen Suicide in the Media

Mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden responds to a recent USA Today story about the rise in teen suicides in recent years - a trend he calls an epidemic. It’s time for us to get comfortable being uncomfortable talking about teen suicide. It’s all about breaking the stigma attached to mental illness and suicide and keeping the conversation going. It’s OK to ask for help.