Tag Archives: Teen Mental Health Awareness

Teen Suicide Epidemic . . . Why Teens Commit Suicide

My name is Jeff Yalden. I’m a teen suicide prevention and crisis intervention expert and teen mental health speaker. If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 911 immediately – and always remember that it’s OK to ask for help. When a teen makes that that “forever decision” to end his or […]

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A Message to the Perry Township Community – Stark County, Ohio

[The Perry Township community is struggling with the losses of four teens to suicide within six months.] Hey, Stark County – Perry High School and Edison Middle School community. My name is Jeff Yalden. I’m a mental health and suicide prevention /crisis intervention expert for teens and young people. Over the past few months, I […]

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Third Time’s a Charm: Jeff Yalden Inspires Hudson Falls High School

On April 11, youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden arrived at Hudson Falls High School in Hudson Falls, New York, where he kicked off the school’s career day with one of his hard-hitting assemblies. For Yalden, the third time was the charm. “Weather prevented the first two attempts,” he said, adding that he was on his […]

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High School Motivational Speaker Mesmerizes Lena Student Leadership

Best Youth Motivational Speaker Inspires in Lena, Wisconsin Jeff Yalden Delivers at Wisconsin Student Council Event By all accounts, the school district in the Village of Lena, Wisconsin is a small one – consisting of an elementary school, a combined middle and high school and an alternative school with a total population of just over […]

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South Vermillion High School Inspired

The Perfect High School Motivational Speaker My first school assembly was in April of 1992.  Yes! I said 1992.  I was a Marine stationed at Cecil Field Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL.  During my tour in Florida, besides guarding nuclear weapons, I was also the Training NCO. One day a phone call came in […]

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