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Jeff Yalden: Positivity in Coastal Virginia

On April 19, youth motivational speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden visited Mathews, Virginia – a community in the Chesapeake Bay region of the state. Yalden was invited by the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office to speak to high school and middle school students about life choices, mental health, behavior, and attitude. He also presented […]

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Jeff Yalden: Touching Hearts, Changing Lives in Washington State

Cle Elum, Washington is a small community 90 minutes from Seattle, boasting only 1,872 residents as of the 2010 census. In April, the community lost a freshman from Cle Elum-Roslyn High School when he made the forever decision to take his own life. Youth motivational speaker and crisis intervention expert Jeff Yalden spent a full […]

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TEEN SUICIDE: THE “WHY” BEHIND THE EPIDEMIC

My name is Jeff Yalden. Many know me as a youth motivational speaker. For 26 years now, this has been my passion. Since 1992, I have presented to more than 4000 live audiences at schools, colleges and mental health organizations in this country and around the world – and it is an absolute joy to […]

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Jeff Yalden Talks About Teen Mental Health

Talking Mental Health in Killingly, CT to students, staff, and community   (L to r) Killingly students Jaylyn, Abbie and Colby had their picture taken with Jeff Yalden after his presentation. (D. Coffey / Courant Community) Denise CoffeyContact Reporter Staff Writer Motivational speaker Jeff Yalden didn’t sugarcoat his words to parents at a community conversation, held […]

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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 […]

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Suicide: The Forever Decision

Des Moines, Iowa: Lincoln High School Loses One of its Own On February 7, 2017 – not even a week after Jeff spoke at Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa – he got the news that high school senior Quai Horton had taken his life. “I have a picture of him about five feet […]

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Jeff Yalden visits Hilton Head Prep

A Day in the South Carolina Lowcountry: Jeff Yalden Inspires, Empowers and Delivers at Hilton Head Prep Jeff Yalden, the top teen motivational speaker in North America, doesn’t sit still for long. After 25 years of encouraging parents and inspiring teens with his hard-hitting and heartfelt messages concerning all aspects of adolescent and teen life […]

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Bullying: Why it Happens and How to Deal

I am overwhelmed with private messages from girls after they hear me speak, and one of the things that I continually say to them is: Hang on, just hang on. This may not be a great time in your life but hang on, your time is coming. Sometimes they don’t believe me, but then I […]

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Develop a Strong Relationship with your Teen

Develop a Strong Relationship with your Teen Youth motivational speaker and teen author Jeff Yalden discusses tips for parents to maintain a strong relationship with their teens.  Jeff Yalden is the leading authority figure in North America on Teen and Family Life Coaching.  As a teen expert, Jeff Yalden hosts his own radio show, “The […]

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Tips for Parents to Stay Involved

Your kids are growing up and you worry about staying involved in their ever changing lives.  Being involved and staying involved with your teen is the way to most insure your teenager’s success as a happy and independent young adult. This is not to say that you need to make the bad-parenting mistake of being […]

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