I’m Still Here: A Personal Story and Practical Plan for Suicide Prevention
For parents, it’s often hard to understand the mind of a child who has suicidal thoughts. Even more challenging is knowing specifically how we can help them not act on those thoughts. Business author and speaker Dave Crenshaw has a happy marriage and a successful career, and he’s a loving father of three. But from his earliest years up to today, he has continually faced thoughts of suicide. His story is one of not just surviving these negative patterns of thinking but thriving despite them. Dave will candidly share his journey of living with mental health challenges and emotional abuse. He’ll also provide a simple, practical strategy to help parents reduce the risk of suicide and provide young adults with the tools they need to navigate their chaotic emotions and thoughts.
In this session, Dave will help you:
- Develop a deeper understanding on how suicidal thought relate to mental illness
- Gain a practical, solution-based perspective for mental health
- Find the partnership of doctors and therapists that works for your child
- Create an emergency backup plan to reduce the risk of suicide
- Help kids turn their focus to what makes them amazing!
Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. Despite his mental health challenges, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world.
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