Frank King, CSP, CVP
International Suicide Prevention Speaker and Trainer♦ Mental Health Comedian ♦ 6 Time TEDx Talker ♦ Emcee ♦ Award-winning Author ♦ Certified Virtual Presentor in 10 Languages!
Fee Range: $10,000 - $15,000
Suicide Prevention, Healthcare, Health & Wellness, Stress, Resilience, Mental Health, Mental Strength
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Frank King, aka The Mental Health Comedian, is a Suicide Prevention and Postvention Keynote Speaker and Trainer who turned a lifelong battle with depression into a keynote worth spreading.
After writing for Jay Leno and the Tonight Show for 20-plus years and performing corporate comedy, Frank’s attention…His mission is to end the stigma surrounding mental health by sharing his insights with anyone and everyone who will listen in an effort to “start the conversation.
”Frank has thought about killing himself more times than he can count. Like many of us, depression and suicide run in his family. He addresses his own trials and tribulations using a tool people from all walks of life can relate to, humor."
With his original TED Talk, "A Matter of Life or Death” which went viral, he openly addressed topics considered taboo in today’s society. Today with a new TEDx Talk, Frank as a Motivational Speaker who travels the world, uses comedy and personal life lessons to help break the ice and start an engaging conversation amongst those struggling with mental and emotional stability.
This act of faith helps those struggling to find a voice to express themselves. Additionally, it helps create a pool of common knowledge where those who suffer, and those who care about them, can swim. He believes that where there is humor there is hope. And where there is laughter there is life… Nobody dies laughing.
Vanessa Emerson, Founder of the Dental Speaker Institute shares: "Frank King speaks with humility and humor, connecting head and heart around one of the most important topics of our time: suicide prevention. I encourage my dental event planning colleagues to bring Frank King to inspire and educate their attendees. This topic is rapidly moving from recommended to required CE for healthcare licensure. Frank King is one of the BEST educators on this topic in dentistry."
Frank's Most Requested Keynote Experiences Include:
- Treating the Pain Behind the Smiles
- Treating the Pain Behind the Pups
- Who Cares for the Healthcare Professional CareGivers?
A sought after Corporate and Association Motivation Speaker and Trainer, both In-person and Virtual, Frank's audiences include: AFLAC, Allstate, Duke University, Durham Bulls, Ford Motors, Marriott, Microsoft, MPI Tampa, NC State University, Sam's Club, Taco Bell, UNC-Chapel Hill, Holland America, Cigna Columbia River Mental Health Foundation, Nascar, Lakeland Air Force Base, The Federal Reserve, Walmart, NAMI-Orange County, California, Harley Davidson, Dental Speakers Association, and the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Frank is a Certified Speaking Professional designation, (CSP) which is the speaking industry’s international measure of professional platform skill. The CSP designation is conferred by the National Speakers Association (NSA) only on those speakers who have earned it by meeting strict qualifying criteria. He also is a Certified Virtual Presenter (CVP) in 10 languages by eSpeakers Inc.
Originally from North Carolina, Frank now spends his off days in the Pacific Northwest. As an international speaker, he travels the United States and has spoken on every continent spreading his message! His hope is to end the stigma surrounding mental health, and influencing the general public to start the conversation. His new book, "Guts, Grit, and the Grind; A Men's Mental Mechanical Manual," is one you won't want to miss!