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Suicide: The Ripple Effect Documentary
November 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
This film is part of a global mission to help reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts around the world. Through sharing stories of survival and recovery we are creating significant awareness of this health crisis, while helping people find the support they need to stay alive, heal and #BeHereTomorrow!
“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive.
The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading a message of hope, recovery and wellness.
The film chronicles Kevin’s personal journey and the ripple effect it has on those who have been impacted by his suicide attempt and his life’s work since. In addition, the film highlights the stories of individuals and families who are utilizing their personal tragedy to bring hope and healing to others.
This event will be facilitated by a staff member of the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan who will introduce the movie as well as field questions at the end.
We will be collecting a free-will donation to help offset the cost of hosting a viewing event.
Due to the nature of the movie and maturity of the topic viewing is restricted to High School students and older.