Community

HLGU hosting suicide awareness speaker Kevin Hines

Kevin Hines will talk about suicide prevention and awareness at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at Hannibal-LaGrange University.
CONTRIBUTED
For The Courier-Post
Posted: Oct. 16, 2019 1:00 pm

HANNIBAL — Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. He is one of only 34 — less than one percent — to survive the fall and he is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading his message about living mentally healthy around the globe.

Hines shares his story of hope and celebration of life will take be from 9 a.m. to noon and 6-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at Hannibal-LaGrange University. He is a mental health advocate, global speaker, best-selling author, documentary filmmaker and entrepreneur who reaches audiences around the world with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live.

The event is free, but seating is limited. Registration is available by visiting https://jbaker2019.wufoo.com/forms/z1y7h8ky1s2rvmg/

 

 

 

In Case You Missed It

Palmyra holds on to defeat Centralia, advancing to district finals
PALMYRA, Mo. | The Palmyra boys basketball team will get another shot at Monroe City after winning the district semifinal game against Centralia on Thursday night.
Centralia gave everything they had and had an opportunity to tie it up, but senior guard Guy Moran's 3-point attempt hit the rim and bounced out. Palmyra junior guard Aaron Stamper was fouled after grabbing the rebound and drained to free throws to secure a 53-48 victory.