Jeff Yalden Foundation - Flipbook - Page 4
changed my life in
an hour more than
the world did in 16
P. Blumenstein, PA
Jeff has the ability to
reach the very heart of
his audience by relating
experiences to their lives,
and also by giving them
direction and hope for their
- D. Guglielmana,
Activities Director, Martin
Luther King Jr. Middle
w w w . j e f f y a l d e n . c o m
TAKE TIME TO THINK
Be Patient. Be Still. Breathe. It will be OK!
It’s OK to ask for HELP!
See Something. Say Something. Know Something. Do Something.
Award winning and internationally acclaimed teen mental health speaker
A professional speaker and educational consultant
since 1992, Jeff has mesmerized more than 4000 live
audiences at schools, colleges, and mental health
organizations in all 50 states and 49 countries.
Jeff Yalden is a passionate advocate for mental
health in youth and adults, and a leading authority on
teen motivation, teen mental health, and teen suicide
prevention and crisis intervention. His programs
for teen mental health awareness, suicide crisis
intervention and suicide prevention are highly soughtafter in school communities across the country.
Jeff speaks from experience and delivers from the
heart - with a no-nonsense approach that leads his
audiences to their “AH-HA!” defining moments. He
plants seeds that resonate long after he speaks.
He is a New York Times bestselling Co-Author of A Cup
of Chicken Soup for the Soul. He is a four-time Amazon
bestselling author, including his book, Teen Mental
Health & Suicide Prevention: The “Why” Behind Today’s Teen
Suicide Epidemic. This book explains the factors that
can lead to teen suicide, addresses his theory on
teen suicide, and offers a common-sense approach
to reversing this heartbreaking trend. His BOOM! One
Word to Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect
Your Life Every Day took off immediately after he wrote
it. This book addresses Jeff’s battle with depression
after spinal cord fusion and his near-death experience
with diabetes forcing him to make the decision to lose
Interactive! Hilarious! Hear
Meet Jef f Yald e n
Jeff was featured as a celebrity
teen and family life coach on MTV’s
longrunning reality show, MADE,
and has appeared in numerous
print, radio, podcasts, and television
His widely-downloaded podcast,
Mental Health & Motivation, brings
his hard-hitting message to an everincreasing audience. Real talk. No
excuses. Straight up influential
and motivational advice.
Jeff is a man who heroically and
fearlessly lives with mental illness.
Diagnosed with major depression,
bipolar II disorder, and PTSD - Jeff
is transparent and authentic in his
personal journey with self-care,
therapy, and medication.