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Kevin Hines

The mental wellness advocate and suicide survivor shares his uplifting story of survival in the hopes of saving the lives of others, reminding audiences that they are not alone.

Kevin Hines, who survived a suicide attempt by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge, inspires and educates others about living mentally healthy in the hopes of preventing more suicides.

Kevin is a best-selling author, documentary filmmaker, and suicide prevention and mental health advocate who has reached millions with his inspiring personal story of unlikely survival. At age 19, two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then, Kevin's strong will to live and stay mentally well has inspired people worldwide, and his journey to wellness has become a bridge of hope between life and death to others who seek ways to overcome mental pain and suffering.

A Lifetime Achievement Award honoree by The National Council for Community Behavioral Health, he is also the author of the best-seller, “Cracked Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt.” He was featured in the acclaimed film “The Bridge,” and is producing a documentary entitled “Suicide: The Ripple Effect.”

Kevin spreads encouraging messages about living mentally healthy and the importance of seeking help and support during times of crisis, while underscoring the power of the human spirit to guide us in finding meaning, gratitude, and purpose in life. Candid, upbeat and full of hope and healing, he touches the hearts and minds of audiences everywhere as he delivers practical yet powerful skills for building a life-long mental wellness toolkit for oneself, and for your loved ones.

Suicide Survivor, Wellness Advocate, Best-Selling Author & Documentary Filmmaker
Keywords: Suicide Awareness; Mental Health; filmmaker; Author

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