Nate Evans Jr
Best-Selling Author & Inspirational Speaker
CHANGE WHAT WE NORMALIZE
Nate Evans Jr. is a first-generation high school and college graduate. He is a highly requested inspirational speaker, mental health advocate, youth mentor, and #1 best-selling author. Nate lives by the quote, "CHANGE WHAT WE NORMALIZE™" as his mission is to eradicate the stigmas around mental health in underserved communities while also normalizing the conversation on mental health amongst students and teachers. This passion was inspired by his own battles with mental health issues as a child and teen. With this motivation, he has developed workshops for students and teachers based on mental wellness and resilience. With his charismatic speaking and inspiring testimony, he educates students on ways to increase their mental wellness, resilience, and sense of self-worth. Nate is also a volunteer for the Covenant House in Atlantic City, a distinguished alumnus of Atlantic Cape Community College as well as "Top 4 Under 40 award recipient" and he also has a certificate in the "Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma" and he also has a certificate in the "Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma” as well as “Mental Health First Aid.”
Professional Resilience and Mental Wellness Workshops for Students & Teachers
Nate helps schools to retain and empower students while helping them to navigate successfully throughout the school year by providing inspiring keynotes and impactful workshops focused on mental wellness & resilience for dealing with anxiety, depression, family trauma and even social media.
ARE YOU A EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONAL?
Prior to COVID-19 and during, students are overwhelmed with stress, lack of support, and other factors that may hold them back from succeeding academically and growing socially. Whether it’s learning how to balance their class demands, or learning different techniques to increase their self-care as they try to become more socially accepted amongst their peers, we can all agree that the mental health of students across the nation is declining. Mental health is something that is more prevalent in young adults than ever before with 1 in 4 students reported being diagnosed with a mental illness and 1 in 5 students reported having thoughts of suicide.
Let me help you by consistently providing practical tips, inspiring stories, and other valuable concepts that will help create a healthy environment for your students dealing with different types of stressors throughout the school year; both in the classroom and outside of it.
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