Entertainment Unlimited is hosting speaker Kevin Hines as a 5-Star Event on Wednesday, February 21st from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the University Center 202. Kevin Hines is an award-winning global speaker, bestselling author and mental health advocate 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 was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding work as a suicide prevention advocate and speaker by the National Council of Behavioral Health. He has also been recognized by SAMSHA as a Voice Awards Fellow and Award Winner, an Achievement Winner by the US Veterans Affairs, and he has received several Three Star Marine General’s Medal Award in addition to his numerous accolades.
In the summer of 2013, Kevin released his memoir titled, Cracked Not Broken, The Kevin Hines Story. It has continues to sell out and is on several bestseller’s lists. Kevin’s will to live and stay mentally well has inspired people worldwide. Thousands of people have reached out to him expressing thanks for his message of hope. His compelling story has touched diverse, global audiences. His mantra: “Life is a gift, that is why they call it the present. Cherish it always.”