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Mental Health Speakers

 

The stigma about mental health may be slowly fading away, but there is still much work to be done. Lavin’s mental health speakers approach this important issue with sensitivity, respect, and new perspectives on what we can—and should—be doing personally and as businesses.

 

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Jordin Tootoo

The first Inuk Player in the NHL | Founder of the Team Tootoo Foundation

The first Inuk player in history to be drafted by the NHL, Jordin Tootoo’s talks focus his athletic energy into a moving and timely discussion of how Indigenous life across the nation can be improved through meaningful stewardship.  
John Elder Robison

Author of Look Me in the Eye and Switched On

John Elder Robison grew up with Asperger’s Syndrome, and was undiagnosed until the age of 40. He nevertheless lived an incredible life. In his new book Switched On, he describes how a powerful brain t...

Johann Hari

Bestselling Author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections

“Every human being has basic psychological needs,” says journalist Johann Hari. “And there is growing evidence that our culture isn’t meeting those psychological needs for many—perhaps most—people.” I...

Candy Chang

Urban Space Artist Behind the "Before I Die" Walls

World-renowned artist and urban designer Candy Chang engages communities to share everything from their greatest hopes to their deepest anxieties in public. The Atlantic calls her artwork Before I Die

Michael Landsberg

Mental Health Speaker | Founder of #SickNotWeak

Brash and witty, Michael Landsberg has all the charisma of the veteran TV and radio host he is. A seasoned on-stage pro, he’s diverting, smart, and funny. But that’s not half of it. Not one to shy awa...

Vijay Gupta

Founder of Street Symphony | 2018 MacArthur Fellow | TED Senior Fellow

Vijay Gupta is a violinist and educator whose efforts to merge music with mental health are changing the world, note by note. Named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow for “providing musical enrichment and valuab...

Adam Alter

New York Times Bestselling Author of Drunk Tank Pink and Irresistible

Adam Alter is a bestselling author who studies how we think and decide—how consumers spend, doctors diagnose, judges punish, and investors invest. In his new book, Irresistible, he explores how tech c...