10/07/2010 Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison

Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison is available for lectures, speeches and speaking engagements.




In light of the recent tragic events, the nation is taking a look at the disturbing trend of teenage suicides in the United States. Author of The New York Times bestsellers An Unquiet Mind and Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison helps us understand the suicidal mind, recognize and come to the aid of those at risk, and comprehend the profound effects on those coping with grief and loss.


Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Jamison is an international authority on mental health. A MacArthur "Genius" Fellow who was named a "Hero of Medicine" by TIME, she has appeared on Oprah to discuss bipolar disorder and is the co-author of the standard textbook on manic-depression, Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression.


Describing her own struggle with manic-depression and recounting how it has shaped her life, Dr. Jamison addresses the realities of suicide, depression, and bipolar disorder in a manner that encourages dialogue, empathy, and hope.


Dr. Jamison speaks on suicide at John Hopkins University


Dr. Jamison discusses mental illness on Charlie Rose


Dr. Jamison’s suggested speaking topics


Invite Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison to speak at your next event. For more information, including fees and availability, contact a Royce Carlton Representative at 212-355-7700, email [email protected], or visit www.roycecarlton.com.