Mental Health Speaker

Leslie Weirich’s Suicide Prevention Speaking Events

I speak on a variety of suicide prevention topics at high schools, colleges, church youth groups and other community gatherings. I am also available to share our story and resources during annual events such as Mental Health Awareness Month, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Suicide Prevention Week, Suicide Awareness Day, World Suicide Prevention Day and International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.

My Experience

  • Elkhart County, IN Suicide Prevention Coalition Board Member
  • Innovations in Suicide Prevention Taskforce (State of Indiana)
  • Mental Health Youth First Aid Certified
  • QPR Certified
  •  Suicide Prevention Specialist with Oaklawn Community Mental Health
  • Sources of Strength Provisional Trainer
Suicide prevention guest speaker Leslie Weirich of Leslie's Hope

Suicide Prevention Presentations

Hope That Never Fails

Our family’s personal story and how we’ve found purpose after loss.
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One Second of Hope

The intersection of neuroscience, mental health and faith.
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How To Talk to Your Teen About Suicide (and Other Important Topics)

A guide for parents, educators and adults on appropriate language and questions to reduce the risk of teen suicide. 
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Risk Factors and Warning Signs for Youth Suicide

A suicide prevention talk on recognizing both classic and subtle warning signs of potential self-harm and risk of suicide in your teen or adolescent.
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Social Media and the Young Brain

A suicide prevention talk that covers the harmful impact of social media on the young brain.
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