40 minutes | Mar 3, 2021

Ep 6: Kevin Hines on Suicide Prevention & Advocacy After Surviving the Golden Gate Bridge

When Kevin Hines let go of the rail and jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge, he knew immediately he had made the biggest mistake of his life. He survived the fall with a miraculous story to tell — and now as a film maker, author, speaker, and advocate for suicide prevention, his story is reaching more people than ever. On this week’s episode, Kevin gets real about the struggle with mental illness that led him to attempt suicide, and how this life-changing choice rerouted the trajectory of his life. He’s sharing a truly inspirational message about thriving in spite of pain, finding your purpose, and the simple ways you can show others you care about them when they need it most.    We’re diving into:    Why Kevin’s motto is “Be here tomorrow,” and what it means for someone who struggles with suicidal ideations  How you can become the hero of your own story, rather than the victim Kevin’s MOST HELPFUL resources for improving brain (and physical) health, and how they helped him finally accept his diagnosis Kasey’s thoughts on switching your mindset and being open-minded The SIMPLEST action you can take to show up for someone struggling with suicidal thoughts Small but significant ways Kevin’s wife, Margaret, has been there to support him How an unlikely person gave him the opportunity and empowerment to find a new purpose Inspirational final words from Kevin to remember if you or anyone you know is struggling with pain or suicidal thoughts  And so much more! Connect with Kevin Hines for inspiration and help to change your life for the better: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kevinhines Website: https://www.kevinhinesstory.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevinhinesstory   If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, help is available. Speak with someone today at The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255   Follow us on IG so you don't miss a thing! https://instagram.com/the.reroute 
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