Suicide the Ripple Effect

Mon Apr 8
  • Mon Apr 8

Run Time: 93 min.

In this powerful documentary, survivor and mental wellness advocate Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge, chronicles the impact of his suicide attempt on others and his work as a mental health advocate.

“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” explores the lasting effects of suicide focusing on breaking stigma, advocacy, and mental wellness. An audience conversation and Q&A will follow the film led by John MacPhee. This film is being presented as past of the ReelAbilities Film Festival. (

John and Kevin have become friends and have worked together many times on suicide prevention efforts around the country.

John MacPhee serves as executive director and CEO of The Jed Foundation, a non-profit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults.

The Jed Foundation – protecting emotional health, preventing suicide.