Tag Archives: Teen suicide prevention

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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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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Teen Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Expert responds to yet another Teen Suicide

Yalden Responds To Another Suicide Jeff Yalden spoke to a standing ovation audience at Salem High School on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, but one young lady wasn’t in school.  That evening that young lady became the 7th suicide in one calendar year.  Yalden was torn apart wishing that maybe had she been there his words […]

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Teen Suicide Prevention Expert Visits Salem, IL

SALEM – Marion County has seen more than its fair share of teen suicides over the past 12 calendar months with now 7 reported cases in that time plus more losses of young people due to accidents.  In response, South Central and Salem High Schools welcomed motivational speaker and teen suicide prevention advocate Jeff Yalden […]

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Bullying and Suicide: A Message to Bullying Victims

According to the World Health Organization, one million people commit suicide every year. Every forty seconds, a person takes his or her life out of the belief that suicide will solve all of his or her problems.  However, no problem is worth taking your life.  All problems are temporary and can be overcome with time. […]

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