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Trigger Warning: Suicide Discussion
This episode discusses suicide and its prevention. It may be distressing for some listeners. If you or someone you know needs help, please seek professional assistance. Listener discretion is advised.
Can a single conversation save a life?
Kevin Hines, a renowned mental health advocate, author, and speaker, has dedicated his life to suicide prevention and promoting mental wellness. He works with organizations, schools, and communities to provide resources and support to those in need.
Drawing from his personal journey, he became a leading voice in the fight against suicide, working tirelessly to break the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide. His story serves as a beacon of hope, demonstrating that with the right support, recovery is possible, and every life is worth saving,
In observance of National Suicide Prevention Week, Kevin joins us on The Greatness Machine to talk about his courageous journey from the edge of despair to becoming a global advocate for mental health.
In this episode, Darius and Kevin engage in a profound discussion covering a wide range of topics related to mental health, suicide prevention, and personal resilience. They highlight dispelling misconceptions about suicide, nurturing human connections, and addressing the dangers of excessive screen time and instant gratification culture.
- Three miracles that played a crucial role in Kevin’s survival from a suicide attempt
- How a passage in Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s book saved Kevin’s life
- The importance of taking suicide threats seriously
- The significance of dispelling misconceptions about suicide
- Why it matters to understand and attend to the needs of loved ones
- The erosion of face-to-face communication and its impact on human connections
- The dangers of excessive screen time for children’s developing brains
- Concerns surrounding instant gratification culture
- The importance of addressing suicide prevention at home
- Kevin advocates for age restrictions on social media platforms
- Why it is important to teach discipline and resilience to children through activities
- And other topics…
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