An Expert Witness


Jeff Yalden an Expert Witness: Suicide and Mental Health

Jeff Yalden is one of the nations top experts on teen suicide and teen mental health.  He works with mental health professionals and school communities as a speaker and a consultant.  

Over the past 26 years, Jeff has been working with school communities as a teen mental health expert, parent and family communicator, teacher/staff suicide prevention trainer, and teen motivator.   He's a keynote speaker for mental health professionals and an educational consultant for school communities.

Jeff has provided expert witness opinions and litigation consultation on legal cases related to "Suicide" and "Mental Health Services" in detention, correctional, treatment facilities, and more.

Jeff can provide Expert Witness opinions in Civil Cases related to Standard of Care, Negligence and Deliberate Indifference in the following areas:

  • Serious Suicide Attempts

  • Completed Suicides

  • Self-Injury/Cutting

  • Mental Health Services

  • Isolation/Seclusion of Individuals with Mental Health Disorders

His Litigation Consultation services typically include reviewing and evaluating testimony or reports of other experts or professionals, reviewing and evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the case, creating or modifying questions for opposing expert(s), educating the legal team on complex psychological issues, and assisting attorneys in finding the most effective strategies given the evidence.  

Jeff has worked with Attorneys representing large state agencies, family members, individual psychologists, and class-action lawsuits. He has a solid reputation of being:

  • Responsive

  • Knowledgeable

  • Dependable

  • Personable

  • Able to communicate research data and give opinions in a practical and user-friendly manner

If you would like to speak to Jeff Yalden, please contact him (CLICK HERE).