Sept. 18: Centerstone Hosts Free Screening of Suicide Prevention Documentary on Sept. 18
Published: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:20 pm
Centerstone, one of the nation's leading providers of mental health and addictions care, is hosting a free screening of "Suicide: The Ripple Effect" at 7 p.m. on September 18 at Ensworth High School's Ingram Arts Center in Nashville. Immediately following will be a moderated discussion with the award-winning filmmaker and bestselling author Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.
Centerstone has long sought to reduce suicides in its communities and is Executive Producer for "Suicide: The Ripple Effect." The not-for-profit organization has successfully implemented a clinical pathway for suicide prevention across its service lines in Tennessee. Centerstone also handles incoming calls to nine crisis hotlines, including NFL Life Line, Tennessee Hopeline and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Hines said, "This film shows my journey to better understand the effects of my suicide attempt on my family, friends and the first responders who saved my life. My hope is the film will get people talking so those struggling can find ways to connect and heal."
"This film will save lives," said Dr. John Draper, Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline USA.