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Insight – AFSP’S “OUT OF THE DARKNESS OVERNIGHT WALK” THRU NYC, THE 411 ON HEMOPHILIA /NYC BENEFIT WALK PLUS SKINNY JEAN BAN – 06.02.16

Dr Christine Moutier, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Chief Medical Officer gives insight on mental illness including CDC findings, AFSP’s ambitious goal of reducing suicide, self talk that people with depression often experience and how the significance for the overnight walk goes way beyond raising money. Melissa Penn, Co-Founder of the NYC Hemophilia Walk discusses how her first child’s diagnosis prompted she and her husband to create a NYC hemophilia walk which has grown to 40 states. This power couple also founded Happy Fest which was featured on Insight several weeks ago. www.nyhemophilia.org
Mark’s talks for schools (5-12 grades), college and corporate on: overcoming adversity, mental health, anti-bullying, drugs/alcohol and more leave audiences empowered, enlightened and knowing that their difference makes them stronger. www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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Insight – FASHION MODEL BREAKS THE MOLD, FDA’S PERCOCET COMA AND AUDIBLE EGGS FOR THE BLIND – 03.24.16

Interntional fashion model – Shaholly Ayers (www.shahollyayers.com) shares with Mark her vast experiences of growing up with a disability that propelled her to show the world via magazine covers, runways and now Ambassador for Global Disability Inclusion – that her difference makes her stronger (and prettier)! Aslo – an obituary that has everyone talking about how suicide is perceived and learn how the FDA is finally addressing percoct – the widely over use, over prescribed “fun” drug.

To have Mark speak at your company, school or organization on: overcoming adversity, drugs/alcohol, mental illness, anti-bullying and more – visit: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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Insight – REELABILITIES NY DISABILITY FILM FESTIVAL, BULLYING N BASEBALL, THE STONES AND EDDIE VEDDER – 03.03.16

The 8th Annual Reelabilities NY Disabilities Film Festival is happening in numerous venues throughout the city March 10-16. Director of Reelabilities, Isaac Zablocki joins Mark to talk about the incredible lineup of feature films, documentaries, shorts and more. www.reelabilities.com for complete NYC festival lineup.

The wrong precedent was set by the South Orange Maplewood School Board to keep baseball coach Fischetti of Columbia High School in Maplewood NJ on the field regardless of his alleged bullying tactics. But hey – they won the championship last year so the well being of students does not trump winning streaks! And hear how Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder rocked out at his former high school and how the Stones go for Brown Sugar in Cuba.

Mark speaks on vital topics from vast personal experience to k-12, college and corporate audiences on: overcoming adversity, mental health, celebrating differences, anti-bullying and more. To book Mark and for more info: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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Insight – GRAMMY’S GO BRAILLE, SHE’S GOT GRIT AND SELFIE SOCIETY – 02.18.16

At the Grammy’s, Stevie Wonder made a bold statement about accessibility for people with disabilities prior to announcing song of the year and singing “na na na na na” when holding up the winners name in braille to the audience. Ready, set…get your grit on… award winning writer, producer and director – Dara Padwo-Audick, joins Mark to discuss her new series “She’s Got Grit” – riveting show on female athletes with disabilities who compete at the highest levels. See for yourself just how talented, determined and passionate these athletes are: www.shesgotgrit.comwww.markfarrellmotivation.com for information to have Mark speak on overcoming adversity, mental health, drugs/alcohol, self-entitlement, anti-bullying, celebrating differences and more at schools, college and corporations.