Donna Holland Barnes

Donna Holland Barnes, PhD, is a certified grief recovery specialist, a certified life coach, and author of The Truth About Suicide, part of the “Truth About” series for middle school and high school students. She is a master trainer for QPR Institute and trains groups and communities on life saving techniques when someone is in a suicidal crisis.
Donna teaches suicide risk management to third-year medical students at Howard University's department of psychiatry and is considered a subject matter expert on the topic. She has been featured on several radio shows and media outlets including NPR, CNN, the Huffington Post, and the Washington Post and is well-published in the area of suicide.