MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center and Prairie Ridge Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Proudly Present Kevin Hines
MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center and Prairie Ridge Integrated Behavioral Healthcare proudly present Kevin Hines at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019.
In 2000, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Many factors contributed to his miraculous survival, including a sea lion which kept him afloat until the Coast Guard arrived. Now, Kevin is an award-winning global speaker, best-selling author, documentary filmmaker, and suicide prevention and mental health advocate who has reached millions with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. He travels the world sharing his story of hope, healing, and recovery while teaching people of all ages the art of wellness and the ability to survive pain with true resilience.
Kevin’s will to live and stay mentally well has inspired people worldwide. His compelling story has touched diverse, global audiences within colleges and universities, high schools, corporations, clergy, military, clinicians, health and medical communities, law enforcement organizations, and various conferences. Thousands have told Hines that his story helped save their lives.
His story was featured in the 2006 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. His mantra: “Life is a gift, that is why they call it the present. Cherish it always.”
To learn more about Kevin Hines, visit his website at www.kevinhinesstory.com.
All tickets are $10. To purchase, call the NIACC Box Office at 1-888-466-4222, extension 4188.
Tickets may also be purchased online at www.niacc.edu/boxoffice.
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