Guest, Connie Jakab

Guest Name: 
Connie Jakab
Connie Jakab
Guest Occupation: 
Director of National Hope Talks and Speaker
Guest Biography: 

Connie Jakab has seen her son go from suicidal at the young age of 8 to now being 13 and LIVING. Her crisis isn't unique to her. Too many young people are suffering the same with parents who have no idea what to do.


Connie Jakab is the owner of The Jakab Co and the Senior Manager of Wellness Innovate - two companies that are all about changing home and work environments for mental health. She is also the author of Bring Them Closer and two other books. Connie is passionate about rebelling against status quo living and encouraging others to branch out.

She is also the Director of National Hope Talks and the Hope Movement combatting mental health in Canada. Connie is a sought out speaker for her raw honestly and humour. She drives her passion outward into the arms of those wanting something more radical and meaningful in life. In Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Connie lives with her husband and two boys.

More about Connie is available at:

Bring Them Closer