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Sally Spencer Thomas

CEO, Carson J. Spencer Foundation

Sally Spencer-Thomas is a clinical psychologist, inspirational international speaker, impact entrepreneur, and survivor of suicide loss, she sees the issues of suicide prevention and mental health promotion from many perspectives. Sally was moved to work in suicide prevention after her younger brother died of suicide after a difficult battle with bipolar condition. Known nationally and internationally as an innovator in social change, Sally has helped start up many national initiatives like the nation's first comprehensive workplace program designed to help employers with the successful prevention, intervention, and crisis management of suicide. Most of her current work focuses on suicide prevention in construction. In 2016 she was an invited speaker at the White House and in 2017 gave her first TEDx Talk.