The state of Idaho has been grappling with a heart-wrenching issue in recent years: a concerning rate of youth suicide. In 2021, Idaho ranked as the state with the 12th highest number of suicides in the country, with Twin Falls County alone witnessing 213 suicides over the last decade. Of those, 13 were aged 19 and under.
In light of these alarming statistics, international public speakers Jared Scott and Ryan Stream are joining forces to visit Twin Falls in April, with a clear and urgent message: HOPE. Both Jared and Ryan are known for motivating millions of people worldwide each year, and they share a personal connection to the issue of suicide that makes their mission in Twin Falls especially poignant.
Jared Scott’s journey as a public speaker began in response to a suicide epidemic in his hometown when he was a teenager. Having lost a friend to suicide, Jared understands the devastating impact that mental health struggles can have on individuals, families, and communities. Ryan Stream has also experienced the heartache of losing family members to suicide, making him deeply empathetic to the pain and grief that so many in Idaho have experienced.
The subject of suicide is a sensitive and controversial one, but Jared and Ryan are committed to using their voices to bring hope to the hopeless and inspire positive change in the Magic Valley. Their presentations are designed to be both respectful and heartfelt, acknowledging the pain and loss experienced by the community while offering messages of resilience, hope, and healing.
During their visit to Twin Falls, Jared and Ryan will share their personal stories and experiences, using their unique insights to help their audience understand the importance of mental health and self-care. They will also offer practical strategies for coping with stress and adversity, equipping their listeners with the tools they need to face life’s challenges and support those around them.
The visit by Jared Scott and Ryan Stream is not only an opportunity for the community of Twin Falls to come together and heal but also a chance to raise awareness of the mental health crisis facing Idaho’s youth. By addressing this issue head-on, Jared and Ryan hope to break down the stigma surrounding mental health and suicide, opening up a much-needed dialogue that will ultimately save lives.
This powerful and heartfelt event is a testament to the dedication and compassion of Jared Scott and Ryan Stream, who are using their platforms as public speakers to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who need it most. Their visit to Twin Falls serves as a beacon of hope and a call to action for the entire community to join them in their mission to combat the youth suicide crisis in Idaho.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this transformative and life-affirming event. Join Jared Scott and Ryan Stream in Twin Falls this April, and together, let’s work towards a brighter, more hopeful future for the youth of Idaho.