Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide by Kevin Hines,Dr. Daniel J. Reidenberg

By Kevin Hines,Dr. Daniel J. Reidenberg

The Golden Gate Bridge is without doubt one of the such a lot recognizable buildings to outline a contemporary urban. but, for writer Kevin Hines the bridge isn't really purely a marker of a spot or a time. as an alternative, the bridge marks the start of his amazing tale. At 19 years previous, Kevin tried to take his personal lifestyles through leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge - a distance which took 4 seconds to fall. lately clinically determined with bi-polar affliction, Kevin had began to listen to voices telling him he needed to die, and days prior to his try, he started to think them.

The fall might holiday his physique, yet now not his spirit. His tale chronicles the intense will of the writer to reside mentally good within the face of his psychological disorder: bipolar ailment with psychotic positive aspects. With every one psychological breakdown, despite the fact that, the author’s wish to reside mentally well-- and to be a psychological health and wellbeing advocate-- pulls him from the depths of his . Kevin’s tale is a awesome testomony to the power of the human spirit and a reminder to us to like the lifestyles we now have. His tale additionally reminds us that residing mentally good takes time, persistence, labor, and aid. With those disciplines in position, these dwelling with even very tough diagnoses can in achieving larger lives for themselves and those that support to aid and deal with them.

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