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50th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon
May 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lorain County Board of Mental Health 50th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lorain County Community College | Spitzer Conference Center | Reaser Grand Room
Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with speaker Kevin Hines
Kevin Hines is a brain/mental health advocate, award-winning global speaker, bestselling author and documentary filmmaker who reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder (19 years of age), he attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. He is one of only thirty-four to survive the fall, and the only one to regain full physical mobility. He is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy. The fall would break his body, but not his spirit. Today, Kevin dedicates his life to saving lives by spreading the message of hope and sharing his art of living mentally well. He is one of the most respected and admired voices of lived experience. Kevin’s story is a remarkable testament to the strength of the human spirit and a reminder for us to love the life we have.
His story was featured in the critically-acclaimed film “The Bridge” by the film director and producer Eric Steel. He has been featured on CNN, Fox, Time Magazine, New York Times, NBC’s The Today Show, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, The Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC’s PrimeTime Live, BBC World, among several other international media outlets.
Kevin believes in the power of the human spirit and in the fact that you can find the ability to live mentally well.
See more about Kevin here: https://youtu.be/WcSUs9iZv-g
Tickets: $26.00 per person
Questions? Call 440.233.2020 ext. 4225