David Woods Bartley is a professional mental health speaker, who has delivered more than 300 speeches over the past 7 years. Most notably, he presented at TedxLosGatos. David is a firm believer in the power of connection and creating hope. David is a member of the Placer County Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Advisory Board (MHADAB) and sits on the Board of Directors for a local chapter of Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). David changed his life after coming close to committing suicide, and now lives a life of mental wellness. David is a powerful speaker, writer and one of my personal inspirations.