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

By Kevin Hines,Dr. Daniel J. Reidenberg

The Golden Gate Bridge is likely one of the such a lot recognizable constructions to outline a latest urban. but, for writer Kevin Hines the bridge isn't in basic terms a marker of a spot or a time. in its place, the bridge marks the start of his extraordinary tale. At 19 years outdated, Kevin tried to take his personal lifestyles by means of leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge - a distance which took 4 seconds to fall. lately clinically determined with bi-polar disease, Kevin had began to listen to voices telling him he needed to die, and days earlier than his test, he started to think them.

The fall might holiday his physique, yet no longer his spirit. His tale chronicles the intense will of the writer to dwell mentally good within the face of his psychological sickness: bipolar ailment with psychotic positive factors. With every one psychological breakdown, besides the fact that, the author’s wish to stay mentally well-- and to be a psychological well-being advocate-- pulls him from the depths of his . Kevin’s tale is a amazing testomony to the energy of the human spirit and a reminder to us to like the lifestyles we now have. His tale additionally reminds us that dwelling mentally good takes time, persistence, exertions, 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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