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Speaker Shares His Ongoing Triumph Over Despair

Hines shares his life-saving regimen for coping with his diagnosis of bipolar disorder ...
Hines shares his life-saving regimen for coping with his diagnosis of bipolar disorder …
... and recounts his transcendent story later in the evening.
… and recounts his transcendent story later in the evening.
A billboard outside the ACC stresses the importance of QPR Training (Question, Persuade and Refer) in reading the warning signs of emotional crisis.
A billboard outside the ACC stresses the importance of QPR Training (Question, Persuade and Refer) in reading the warning signs of emotional crisis.

Kevin Hines’ will to live and stay mentally healthy were displayed in a pair of presentations at Penn College on Tuesday: “The Art of Wellness,” a professional development activity in Penn’s Inn during the afternoon, followed by a free public lecture in Klump Academic Center. Motivated by the speaker’s compelling tale of survival after a suicidal leap off the Golden Gate Bridge, audiences were empowered to develop strategies for maintaining their own mental health.
Photos by Grace F. Clark, student photographer