Joshua Rivedal

Author, curriculum designer, global speaker on suicide prevention, mental health, storytelling and diversity. CEO of The i'Mpossible Project & Changing Minds

Joshua Rivedal, CEO and creative director of The i'Mpossible Project is an author, playwright, and international public speaker. He has designed the mental health based curriculum, Changing Minds, and has spoken about suicide prevention, mental health awareness, diversity, and storytelling reaching hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia. He curated the 50 story inspirational compilation book The i’Mpossible Project: Volume 1—Reengaging With Life Creating a New You. Volume 2, Changing Minds, Breaking Stigma, Achieving the Impossible, is currently available for preorder (April 11, 2017). He has served on the board of directors for the New York City chapter of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. He wrote and developed the one-man play, Kicking My Blue Genes in The Butt (KMBB), which has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. His memoir The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah, based on KMBB and published by Skookum Hill in 2013, is on The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s recommended reading list. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, children, a cat, a hamster, two bunnies, and a guinea pig named Harriet.