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Parenting: Raising Children Depressed and Suicidal

Parenting: Raising Children Depressed and Suicidal

Parenting teens that are suicidal and struggling with mental illness should be a concern for today’s youth. Jeff Yalden is a teen mental health and teen suicide prevention speaker who works with school communities as a youth mental health motivational speaker for high school motivational assemblies and speaks with teachers, counselors, parents, and community leaders.

Perfectionism and Teens

We need to stop putting pressure on our kids to be good at everything. This pushes them toward perfectionism and undercuts the core ingredients needed for true success.

Jourdanton, Texas: The Forever Decision Takes Another Young Life

Jourdanton, Texas: The Forever Decision Takes Another Young Life

Mental health speaker Jeff Yalden recently visited Jourdanton, Texas after a seventh-grader made the forever decision to take his own life. Some say bullying is to blame. It’s time to get comfortable being uncomfortable and talking about teen suicide.

Delaware Valley High School: A Tragic Accident, Loss and Resilience

Delaware Valley High School: A Tragic Accident, Loss and Resilience

On the morning he was set to speak at Delaware Valley High School in Milford, Pa., mental health speaker Jeff Yalden got the news that one of their juniors had died the night before in a horrific car accident. This is the story of loss, grieving and resilience.

Are You Suicidal?

Are You Suicidal?

Are you suicidal? Do you know someone who is?

Suicide is a permanent action to a temporary situation. In this post with video, Jeff Yalden cuts through all of the jargon and gets to the heart of the matter. No judgment. Just support.

It’s OK to ask for help.

My Life Conference: 700 Young Ladies

My Life Conference: 700 Young Ladies

My Life Conference was hosted by the Northeastern Tribal Health System in Miami, OK and Jeff Yalden was one of the keynote speakers for 700 plus high school young ladies. The conference, MY LIFE, addressed mental health, suicide prevention, abstinence, making good choices, self-esteem, attitude, and so much more.