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About Kevin Hines

Kevin Hines is a Guest Blogger for Young Minds Advocacy.

Voices of Creative Advocacy: Kevin Hines

On April 30th, we hosted our kick off to Mental Health Awareness Month event, Creative Advocacy, in San Francisco. We honored five youth and adult advocates for their work to improve the lives of youth with mental health needs. At the event each awardee shared why mental health matters to them with our 220 guests. We'll be [...]

Honoring Kevin Hines: “Mental Health Champion” Awardee

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Young Minds will be hosting a kick off event to help fight stigma towards mental illness and support advocacy that improves lives. At the event we will also be honoring youth and adult leaders whose work has inspired us and has made a difference in the lives of young people with mental [...]

Some People Just Suck

by Kevin Hines, Guest Blogger Carefully maneuvering to grab the third plane of the day, I reached the line to board. Dressed in royal blue, the gate agent made his first announcement: "Anyone who needs assistance, extra time, or has a disability may board now.” I approached the front of the line. "Pardon me", I [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:26:13-08:00February 11th, 2015|Community Voices, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Community Voices–Kevin Hines, World Renowned Suicide Prevention Activist

‘Good Work...Bad Mental Health Day’ By Kevin Hines My name is Kevin Hines, I am an international speaker, author, and advocate for mental wellness and suicide prevention. Today it seems as though I have been living on the road. As a traveling public speaker and author, I am in one state, two, three cities, or [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:26:15-08:00October 10th, 2014|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Suicide Prevention|1 Comment

Kevin Hines’ Story Inspires a Song that Could Save Lives

Intro by Annabelle Gardner, Communications Coordinator Since its construction in 1937, thousands of people have ended their lives by jumping off San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Only 34 have survived the fall. Kevin Hines, our guest blogger today, is one of them. Since his suicide attempt when he was 19 years old, Kevin Hines [...]

By |2019-04-24T14:26:29-08:00September 17th, 2014|Community Voices, Featured Posts, Suicide Prevention|0 Comments