Mental illness affects about one in five Americans each year. Now more than ever, people are uniting to raise awareness and fight the stigma around mental health. Whether focusing on mental illnesses like anxiety and depression, or looking to help relieve day-to-day stress by promoting resilience and happiness, these inspiring mental health speakers work to increase access and encourage people to ask for help when they need it. They are psychologists, survivors, and celebrity advocates ready to connect with your audience to help them understand the struggles involved with mental health and how we can be advocates for those around us.
Research Psychiatrist; Professor of Urban Policy & Health at The New School
Editor of The Atlantic; NY Times Best-Selling Author of "My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread and the Search for Peace of Mind"
Executive Coach, Entrepreneur, Visual Artist & Burn Survivor; Top Speaker on Resilience, Change & Overcoming Adversity
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor & Founder of Rebekah's Angels
Journalist & Author of "CRAZY: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness"
Award-Winning Behavioral Science Expert, Clinician & Comedian; Author of "Worth the Risk;" 2022 Next Big Idea Club nominee
Retired Professor of Psychology & Public Affairs at Princeton University, Author
Physician, Author, Documentary Filmmaker Known for "Screenagers" & "Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia"
Harvard Professor, Researcher, Positive Psychology Expert, Author of "The Happiness Advantage" & "Big Potential"
Nationally Acclaimed Mental Health Specialist
Mental Health Advocate, Founder & President of the Stigma-Free Society
CEO of Evidence Based Psychology & Author of "Emotional Agility"
Actor Best Known for "13 Reasons Why"
Entrepreneur, Actress, Producer & Author
Gospel Artist & Former Member of Destiny's Child
Actress, YouTube Star, Filmmaker & Mental Health Advocate
CEO of The Joy Project; Author & Psychologist; Emotional Intelligence and Performance Expert
Expert on Health and Happiness & Author of "Forgive for Good"
U.S. Army Combat Veteran, Mental Health & Holistic Healing Advocate; Featured in the Award-Winning Documentary "Almost Sunrise"
Positive Psychology & Integrated Wellness Coaching
Brain/Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Activist, Best-Selling Author, Multi-award Winning Filmmaker & Subject Matter Expert
Sports Reporter & Commentator; New York Times Best-Selling Author
Managing Director at Sandy Hook Promise, Gun Control Advocate & Mother of Dylan Hockley
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health at Harvard Medical School; Mental Health Care Advocate
Actor, Director, Voice Artist & Producer Known For "Lord of the Rings"
College Football National Champion, Philanthropist & Behavioral Health Consultant for UConn Basketball
Mental Health Advocate & Sister of Actress Glenn Close
Neuroscientist & Actress, Known For "The Big Bang Theory"
CEO & Chief Happiness Officer at Delivering Happiness
Psychiatrist & Director of the African Mental Health Initiative
Actress & Mental Health Advocate
National CBS News Anchor Turned Positive Psychology Researcher; Bestselling Author of "Broadcasting Happiness"
Mental Health Activist, Marriage & Family Therapist
United States Army Staff Sergeant & Medal of Honor Recipient
TEDx Speaker, Mental Health Advocate, Survivor, Creator & Photographer of Faces of Fortitude
Author, Psychologist, Expert on Violence & Children; Senior Faculty Fellow, Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University
Triple Board Certified Physician; Child, Adolescent, Adult & Forensic Psychiatrist; Sought-After Clinician, Consultant & Speaker
Mental Health Advocate for Teens, 2x TED Talk Speaker, 3x Best-Selling Author, AfterBuzz TV Host, Model, Dancer, Writer for Restyled Magazine, Podcast Host & Wellness Blogger
Academy Award-Winning Actor
CEO, Own Your Voice Strategy Firm; Author, "Find Your Voice"; Speaker, Yoga Instructor & Life Coach
Advocate for Teen Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
Psychotherapist, Consultant, Speaker, Trainer, Published Author, Magazine and Newspaper Columnist, TV and Radio Talk Show Host
Gold Medalist Olympic Swimmer
Musician & Host of "Ink Master"; Best Known as a member of Jane's Addiction and former member of Red Hot Chili Peppers
Mental Health & Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate
Actress Known as the "Mother of Black Hollywood"; Famous for her Roles in "Think Like a Man", "The Princess Frog", & "Black-ish"
Motivational Educational Speaker; Happiness & Empowerment Advocate
Life Coach, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Author & Speaker
Actor, Author, Blogger; Plays himself on CBS's "The Big Bang Theory"
Mental Health Advocate & Speaker; Postdoctoral Service User Research Manager at Psychosis Research Unit
Stand-Up Comedian, Actress, Singer, Producer & Writer
Actress & Comedian; Known for Netflix's "Lady Dynamite" & "Arrested Development"
Mental, Emotional and Well-Being Expert, Licensed NLP Therapist, Motivational, Social & Emotional Intelligence Trainer, Wellness Advocate & Creator of Luminous Energetics
Comedian & Mental Health Activist
Actress & Philanthropist, Best Known for "I Dream of Jeanie"
Internationally Recognized Mental Health Strategist, Advocate, Speaker, Podcaster & Media Commentator
Most Decorated Gymnast Ever & Record Holder for Most Gold Medals at a Single Olympic Games
Founder & CEO of Modern Health
Golf Commentator for LIV Golf; TV Host, Bestselling Author & Former PGA Tour Pro
Actress, Feminist, Author, Political Activist, Former Fashion Model & Fitness Advocate
Entrepreneur, Author, Clean Water Activist, Soros Fellow & TEDGlobal Fellow
Olympic Gold Medalist, Co-Founder of Beard Swim Co. & Author of New York Times Bestseller "In the Water They Can't See You Cry"
Emmy Award-Winning Actor & Film Producer
Actor; Best Known for "Pitch Perfect" & "The Mindy Project"
Singer, Host, TV Personality & Author of "Behind The Smile: My Journey Out of Postpartum Depression"
Psychologist, Happiness Expert & Harvard Professor
Comedian, Actor & Longest Running Cast Member of SNL
Gold Medal-Winning Olympic Figure Skater & Founder of I-Skate
Actor, Mental Health & Bipolar Disorder Activist
Dancing with the Stars Champion & Mental Health Activist
Writer, Photographer & Grief and Loss Speaker
Mental Health Advocate & Professional Speaker
Counselor & Stand-Up Comedian; Founder of Stand Up for Mental Health
Counselor, Comedian & Expert on Foster Care, Resilience, and Personal Growth; Bestselling Author of "A Child Called 'It'"
Olympic Bronze Medalist & Author of "Swimming Out of Water: How An Olympian's Struggle Inspired Breakthrough Discoveries in Health and Well-Being"
Women's Mental Health Expert, Author & Psychotherapist
TV Personality, Comedian & Actor
Nationally Recognized Interventionist, Speaker & Consultant
Founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, Mental Health Advocate & NYT Best-Selling Author
Therapist & Trainer
World's Leading Scientific Expert on Gratitude & Professor of Psychology at the University of California
Actor, Writer, Poet, Model, Creative Director, Influencer
Australian Model, DJ, Actress & TV Presenter; Known for "Batwoman" & "Orange is the New Black"
Author of "The Center Cannot Hold;" Associate Dean of Law, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences at USC Law
Scientist at Center for Healthy Minds, Specialist in the Psychology of Happiness
Chief Learning Officer at Wisdom Labs, Inc., Clinical Psychiatrist, Happiness Coach
The Positive Energy Guy
Health and Wellness Expert & Bestselling Author of "Happy is the New Healthy"
Former Miss Arizona, Attorney & Speaker on Mental Health
Comedian & Mental Health Activist, Clean Comedy
Creator of MTV's "The Buried Life" & New York Times Bestselling Author
Resilience Expert & Researcher
Award-Winning Harvard Psychiatrist, TEDx Speaker & Writer
2016 Miss USA, IT Analyst & Army Reserve Officer, Mental & Physical Health Advocate
Integrative Physician, Meditation Teacher, #1 Best-Selling Author, International TEDx Speaker & Founder of EntreVie
Founder of Oher Foundation for Disadvantaged Youth; Former NFL Player for Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans & Carolina Panthers; Super Bowl 47 Champion; Story Told in Movie "The Blind Side"
Motivational Speaker; Mental & Physical Health Advocate for Overcoming Adversity; Executive Director of Disabled But Not Really (DBNR); Featured on Queer Eye