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Kevin Hines

What Uncle Kevin's Lived Expertise Taught Me

Kevin Hines | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

Kevin Joseph Ryan was many things. To many in the San Francisco Bay area, he was a lifesaver. To my family, he was the one who brightened our days. To me, he was Uncle Kev.

Some People Just Suck

Kevin Hines | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

Carefully maneuvering my way through the airport to grab the third plane of the day, I reached the line to board. Dressed in royal blue, the gate agen...

How She Does It

Kevin Hines | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

How She Does It I don't know how she does it. There are so many times when I am irritable, moody, and just plain all over the place. I swing up, an...

Lessons From My Father, And Muhammad Ali

Kevin Hines | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

I am thankful to have the dad that I have. I will always live in gratitude for the statue of Muhammad Ali that he gave to me. As I finish this piece, it Is father's day, I am going to spend time with and film more of my Dad for my forthcoming documentary.

It'll Be Two Months... A Fight For Sobriety; A Fight For Redemption

Kevin Hines | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

I am so grateful that my hopeful story has inspired and moved Travis swiftly toward change. He knows that the strong network of people who have been where he's been before -- and overcame have guided his new path.

A Season of Tributes for HBO's Sheila Nevins: Fountain House

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Regina Weinreich

Last week at the Pierre, the Fountain House annual symposium and luncheon focused on the topic of "Suicide: Looking for Answers" with a panel of experts in this field. A special humanitarian award was presented to HBO's Sheila Nevins, introduced by Rosie O'Donnell.

After My Suicide Attempt, I Made This Plan To Stay Alive And Well

Kevin Hines | Posted 02.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

With the help of a Time magazine article on fighting bipolar disorder, depression, and all the other symptoms of my disease, I formed a mental health plan. Both for staying on an even keel and for staying here during the worst of times.

'I Jumped Off The Golden Gate Bridge'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living

On September 24, 2000, Kevin Hines walked onto the Golden Gate Bridge with one goal: He was going to kill himself. “I vividly remember writing my su...

Kevin Hines Is Still Alive

San Francisco magazine | Posted 09.18.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

Hines has experienced a lot of notoriety as a bridge-jump survivor. He was in the documentary film The Bridge. He sat across the interview table from Larry King on CNN. Every newspaper in town has written about him.