0n May 22 at 7:30 p.m., Family & Children’s Services will present a special screening of Suicide The Ripple Effect at Southroads 20 located at 4923 E 41st St. Tickets are $12.50.
With strong endorsements from some of the world’s leading suicide prevention experts, this film has screenings planned around the world. “Kevin Hines’ Suicide The Ripple Effect is a marvel of inspiration, a film that should be seen by anyone who has known despair, and anyone who is or has been close to someone in a suicidal crisis,” said Dr. John Draper, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others find recovery and stay alive and has become the worlds most prominent suicide prevention speaker and advocate. The film also features some of the world’s leading suicide prevention experts and shines a light on people who are using personal experiences with suicide to help others find the hope they need to stay alive.
Family & Children’s Services is hosting this screening to draw more attention to this issue so people in crisis can find hope and get help before it is too late.
This event will have a tremendous positive impact on reducing the number of suicides and suicide attempts in our community
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Across the globe, nearly 1 million people die annually by suicide. In the United States alone there are one million suicide attempts in a given year and over 44,000 deaths by suicide, with our military being hit particularly hard. Research has shown that for every one death by suicide, over 115 people are directly affected and impacted. The estimated financial cost of suicide is over 51 billion dollars annually.
With your support we can draw more attention to this devastating health crisis while helping more people find the support they need to #BeHereTomorrow.
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