Educate, uplift, and build community during Mental Health Awareness Month and beyond with a personal story from one of our mental health speakers.

Pauley was diagnosed with mental illness at the age of 50. She embarked on a journey of self-reflection and wellness, and helps people see themselves in a powerful new way.

"What an absolutely marvelous day we had here in Dayton with Jane! She is the complete package: classy, approachable, knowledgeable, passionate and compassionate! I could go on and on. The attendees had a wonderful experience, and she exceeded our expectations. We are SO appreciative. Thank you so much!"

-Greater Dayton Mental Health Foundation

Marshall shares his experience with borderline personality disorder and mental health advocacy.

"Brandon did an amazing job and left a lasting impact on our attendees. We appreciate his time, talent and vision on Brain health."

-Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Business and Community Solutions

Doyle advocates for authentic living according to our own truths as the only path to wholeness.

"Everything was absolutely fabulous. Glennon was such a gift and special speaker for our entire group of attendees. The feedback was all so positive. The bar has been set for all future events and speakers"

-Associated Luxury Hotels International

Zimmern shares the ongoing wellbeing and mental health care he prioritizes as a survivor of drug addiction, alcoholism, and homelessness.

"As in most of his television shows, Zimmern shows us just how much more alike we are than different..."

-Southern Living

"Andrew Zimmern is one of the biggest names in food, and he isn't letting his position go to waste."

-1851 Franchise

Blow shares with poignant vulnerability his experiences with grief and depression, speaking to a universal need to speak openly about mental health issues.

"Charles was amazing. His presentation exceeded ALL of our expectations and feedback from the event has been nothing but positive. He was an absolute pleasure to work with."

-New York State Office of Victim Services

Theron discusses her experiences with depression.

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Hall discusses how her mental health was affected during her infertility struggles.

"What an amazing event we had today! Tamron was the reason over 400 people came! Tamron touched this audience in a way that I cannot begin to describe. One of our current residents of the shelter said that hearing Tamron's story showed her that even people who have resources go through what she is experiencing. This gave her hope that her life can be better. You can't put a price tag on the value of giving someone hope."


Bialik uses her PhD in Neuroscience to break down the topic of mental health, especially the myths and misunderstandings surrounding it. 

"It was a very good night! Mayim was so easy to work with. I've had quite a few people reach out today to say they enjoyed the keynote. She talked about important things, but there was a lot of laughter and enjoyment as well. And that's something we can use a lot more of. Thank you!"

-University of Northern Iowa

Shriver dives into issues like love, pain, forgiveness, gratitude, family, faith, the art of self-reinvention, and more to inspire others to reflect on their own lives and have more meaningful conversations.

"Our conference theme on inspiring change, creativity and disruption was attended by 3,000 CEO’s from over 100 countries, not an easy audience to impress. Maria delivered. Her passion and universal message to make a difference in the lives of others resonated with everyone and was a highlight of the conference."

-YPO Edge

Gad candidly shares her experiences with audiences about how the harassment led her to having suicidal thoughts as early as her teen years and connects her story to how belonging impacts mental health. 

"Hadassah’s Power Hour event was brought to life by Marra Gad. Her spirit, grit, tenacity and bravery came clearly through ... Our audience of over 300 listened raptly as Marra wove her magic..."

-Hadassah Midwest

Vonn discusses her ongoing struggle with depression and mental health. Watch her speak on mental wellness >>

"Lindsey was fantastic! Her story truly is phenomenal and there were so many one liner's that our employees resonated with and used as a takeaway."


Trudeau shares her struggle with Bipolar Disorder.

"We heard great feedback from participants who appreciated Margaret's vulnerable and straightforward approach to destigmatizing mental illness and her practical tips to stay well daily."


Judd speaks with authority on the topic of the mental illness epidemic in our society.

"Ashley was an absolutely fabulous speaker. She was poised, serene, generous, and funny! She spoke honestly and from the heart about her experience with and recovery from major depression. Instead of reading scripted remarks from the podium, she stood in the middle of the stage and spoke extemporaneously and made direct eye contact with the room. ... Many people in the audience were moved to tears and she received a standing ovation."

-Hope for Depression Research Foundation

Davidson talks about his Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis, mental health challenges, and more.

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Barber encourages us to pay close attention to the mental health of ourselves and those around us.

"Deshauna was personable and related to the content with honesty, transparency and authenticity, bringing our audience to a deep connection with the messaging and subject matter."

-Verizon Media

Franklin shares the discipline of gratitude as a way to maintain her resilience and mental health.  

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CHASE BRYANT - Country Singer-Songwriter; Mental Health Advocate

CANDACE PARKER - Two-Time WNBA Champion, WNBA Finals MVP, Two-Time WNBA MVP, and Two-Time NCAA Champion; Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist; Renowned Sports Broadcaster and Host, Moments with Candace Parker Podcast; Mental Health Advocate

LECRAE - Two-Time Grammy Award-Winning Hip-Hop Artist, Songwriter, Record Producer, and Actor; Social Activist; New York Times Best-Selling Author; President, Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Reach Records; Discusses Childhood Abuse, Drugs, Rehab, an Unsuccessful Suicide Attempt, and more

RICKI LAKE - Actor, Producer, and Documentarian; TV Personality and Host, the Ricki Lake Talkshow; Author of Never Say Never: Finding a Life That Fits; Advocate for Families and Women's Health; Speaks about loss, including her husband's suicide