Best Female Speaker

Morgan Hannaleck Teaches Students About Emotional IQ

Morgan grew up constantly questioning herself. At a young age, she experienced several incidents that made her question her worth leading to self-doubt and insecurity. She accepted this as her reality and brought this genuine belief with her everywhere she went.

Trying to find value wherever she could, Morgan began to seek validation through relationships with others. In high school, when her very first relationship ended harshly, it left her struggling with crippling anxiety and depression. Seeking a way to fill the internal void she felt, she threw herself wholeheartedly into a second relationship. Feeling like she was never good enough, and willing to do anything to feel worthy of whom she loved, she began partaking in extreme dieting and exercise measures in order to attain the “perfect” physique.

When her second relationship ended, her anxiety, depression, insecurity, and low self-worth grew. Her eating disorder developed and consumed nearly every thought she had. Meanwhile, Morgan began to self-harm in order to distract her mental pain with something physical.

Realizing that her feelings and behaviors were taking her life away rather than adding to it, she decided to go to a residential treatment program in order to face these issues head on. Diagnosed with depression, anxiety, insomnia, and anorexia-nervosa, Morgan came to the root of these problems during her treatment, and developed new, positive coping mechanisms in order to counteract her mental health challenges.

Through this work, she began to see more life in everyday and fell in love with what she was slowly regaining. Now, years into her recovery, Morgan wishes to pass along her story to give hope to others who may experience mental health challenges. She wants them to know that they are not alone, and recovery IS possible.

She currently serves as TEEN TRUTH’s Best Female Speaker and is an associate social worker offering therapy services in San Diego, CA.

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“I appreciate TEEN TRUTH and the authentic delivery of your message. I would say it was one of, if not the best, school assemblies I have seen in my career.”

Ashley Chamberlain, School Counselor

Valley High School



Founded in 2006, TEEN TRUTH is an educational services company focused on empowering student voice, enhancing school culture, and building student resilience. Developed from the success of an award-winning student-shot film series, TEEN TRUTH boasts North America’s premiere motivational assemblies, youth leadership training, and peer-to-peer curriculum.

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Overview & Topics

Infused with the student created films that made TEEN TRUTH a leader in educational content, the TEEN TRUTH: Assembly Experience uses engaging storytelling, real world examples, and audience participation to teach students how to identify different forms of teenage problems. TEEN TRUTH’s school assembly program motivates students to be the difference on campus and in life. School assembly shows run 50 – 60 minutes, are ideal for any sized audience, and can be customized to focus on topics such as bullying, school violence, teen suicide, youth leadership, teen empowerment, and self-esteem.

Legacy & Impact

For nearly 20 years, the TEEN TRUTH’s school assembly program has been heralded as the leading school culture and teen empowerment program. With millions of students reached and thousands of schools impacted around the world, the TEEN TRUTH school assembly experience promises to:

  • Empower Student Voice
  • Create a Cohesive School Community
  • Build School Culture that Creates a Safe Campus
  • Inspire Students, Educators, and Parents to Be the Difference

Content & Choice

Using our award-winning content and real-life stories from students we have met on the road, TEEN TRUTH offers customized motivational assemblies to our family of schools. Clients are able to select between our “traditional” school assembly format and our “custom” school assembly format, which features a wide array of content hand-selected by you!

Choose from issues such as bullying, school violence, drug abuse, self-esteem, teen suicide, and family communication, as well as student stories about overcoming adversity, learning to accept self, coping with sexual differences, and discovering the true meaning of leadership. To learn more visit

You guys changed my life. You came to our school, and you taught us things we probably will never forget.


10th Grade Student

I have brought in many assemblies before, but not one has been as powerful as TEEN TRUTH!

Vance Morris

School Principal

I was blown away by your presentation and I’m really amazed about the impact it had on me.


8th Grade Student

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