Keynote Suicide Prevention Speakers

I was honored to be one of the opening keynote suicide prevention speakers at this youth summit with Christopher Thomas Veal, in February 2021. The focus was to get together stakeholders across the USA and create a blueprint for how healthcare systems can come together to prevent youth suicide.

Chris and I represented the voices of lived experience. How did I see things from the perspective of a parent who had a child who struggled and died by suicide? How did Chris see things from the perspective of someone who struggled?

The following presentations and small workgroups were very … Read more...

What to look for in a mental health speaker

Given the sensitivity around topics such as addiction, mental illness, and suicide, meeting professionals should strive to hire mental health speakers who pay attention to safe messaging. So here are some thoughts on how meeting professionals and event planners can find the right behavioral health speaker.  

Mental health speakers should avoid graphic descriptions

While you want your speaker to deliver a thoughtful and educational presentation, avoid hiring or inviting mental health speakers who go into graphic detail about suicide method or cleanup which could potentially be triggering, especially for young students and more … Read more...

Mental health and suicide prevention speaker

Motivational suicide prevention speaker-More video at her speaker website

AnneMoss Rogers is the Emotionally Naked® Speaker. As one of the top mental health and suicide prevention speakers, she captures hearts and fills them with hope. AnneMoss is different from other suicide prevention speakers as she comes to the subject as a mother who lost a child to addiction and suicide. And as a former marketing professional and business owner, no presentation is “canned” but uniquely customized to the audience.

Topics include Turning Pain into Purpose, The Emotionally Naked Truth about Suicide (or student suicide), Read more...