Author, mental health advocate, suicide survivor Kevin Hines to speak in
 
8/21/2014
 


For Immediate Release:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Contacts:

Shawn Mawhiney, Director of Marketing
Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network
860.634.3383 (cell)

Carol Vassar, Public Relations & Marketing Manager
Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network
203.238.6856 (office) or 203.974.2879 (cell)

 


Author, mental health advocate, suicide survivor Kevin Hines to speak in West Hartford on September 23rd

(Hartford, CT) -- Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free public educational seminar featuring Kevin Hines, author of “Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt.” This event takes place on Tuesday, September 23 at the West Hartford Meeting and Conference Center, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford. Please arrive at 6:30 PM to visit the mental health resource tables. The program takes place from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. SPAN>

Hines will share his experience and insights facing the challenges of living with mental illness and surviving this trauma. This event is part of Hartford HealthCare’s National Dialogue on Mental Health Series. The public is invited to attend, ask questions and learn more about mental health.

This event will be moderated by Harold I. Schwartz, MD, IOL Psychiatrist-in-Chief.

Registration is requested for this free educational seminar. To register, please call 860.545.1888, or visit www.harthosp.org/event/1032.

The Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network is comprised of the Hartford Hospital Institute of Living, Natchaug Hospital, Rushford and the behavioral health departments of the Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and The William W. Backus Hospital. For more than a century, the members of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network have been connecting people with services including inpatient and outpatient services -- and everything in between -- in a variety of settings for children, adolescents and adults with mental health or substance abuse issues.