Former broadcast journalist, suicide prevention advocate and author of Give Sorrow Words.
Lynn Keane is an author and former broadcast journalist. Since the sudden passing of her son Daniel in 2009, Keane has dedicated her life to sharing her family’s story, educating about the underlying causes of depression and the importance of treating mental illness. Her work has been featured in The National Post, The Globe & Mail, CBC, CTV and TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin. She has spoken about mental health and suicide prevention throughout North America - from the White House Minority Mental initiative to TedX and mental health symposiums in between. Through advocacy, an open approach, and working with mental health professionals and organizations, Keane has become a highly respected voice on depression and suicide prevention.