2003 – Senior Health Fair featuring Hugh Downs
2005 – Senior Health Fair featuring Shirley Jones
2006 – Brain Health Across the Lifespan – by Paul Nussbaum, PhD
Author of Brain Health and Wellness and Guide to Brain Health Across the Lifespan
2007 – Everyday Memory and Aging – by Dr. Robin West
2008 – Keeping Your Brain Young: The Intersection of Science and Lifestyle – by Dr. Gary Small
Author of The Memory Bible, The Memory Prescription and The Longevity Bible
2009 – Your Total Brain Health: The History, The Importance, The Action Plan – by Dr. Cynthia Green
2010 – James Rippe, MD – Author of Lifestyle Medicine
2011 – The Brain that Changes Itself: How Your Thoughts Can Change Your Brain Structure – by Dr. Norman Doidge – Author of The Brain That Changes Itself
2012 – Brain Health: Not Just Another Crossword Puzzle – by Dr. Arthur Kramer
2013 – Secrets to a Long and Happy Life: Lessons from the Blue Zones – by Mr. Dan Buettner
Author of Blue Zones
2014 – Becoming Your Best Self: The New Science of Stress and Willpower – by Kelly McGonigal, PhD
Author of The Willpower Instinct
2015 – Helping Other Find Their “Sweet Spot” – by Dr. Christine Carter
Author of The Sweet Spot How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work
2016 – The Whole Brain Child: Relationships and Resilience – by Dr. Tina Payne Bryson
Author of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline
2017 – A Journey Through Addiction – by Nic Sheff
Author of TWEAK
2018 – 5 Steps to Making the Impossible Possible – by Ben Nemtin
Author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die
2019 – Beyond the Bridge: In Pursuit of Mental Health – by Kevin Hines
Author of Cracked Not Broken and documentary Suicide: The Ripple Effect
Co-speaker Ben Nemtin
In support of mental health awareness in our community, Beacon Health System invites you to a free presentation featuring Kevin Hines, brain health advocate and storyteller.
This event is part of the Mary Morris Leighton Impact Series, made possible by a generous gift to Beacon Health Foundation from the Leighton-Oare Foundation.
His story has positively impacted millions of lives around the world
At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.
Today, Kevin dedicates his life to saving lives by spreading the message of hope and sharing his art of living mentally well. A world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author, 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.
This year’s Mary Morris Leighton Impact Series will focus on mental health. The goal of the series is to encourage our community to talk openly about their mental health, to help our community learn how we can care for our mental health and the mental health of others, and to share community resources available to assist with this.
Beacon Health System is kicking off this year’s Mary Morris Leighton Impact Series with a FREE presentation of Kevin Hines’ Documentary “Suicide: The Ripple Effect”. This documentary 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.
This event is FREE, but there are LIMITED SEATS. Only those who have registered via the EventBrite link will be allowed admittance. You will be asked to show your emailed confirmation at the door of the event.
In addition to a viewing of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect”, Kevin Hines will be coming to South Bend in person on October 8th for a community event to share more on his mental health journey. Follow Beacon Community Impact at BeaconCommunityImpact on Facebook & Instagram to learn more about the October 8th event as well as other opportunities and events that are part of the Mary Morris Leighton Impact Series!
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