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Families meeting the challenge of mental illness.

Annual NAMI Mercer Conference
Harvest of Hope 2016

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Kevin Hines.

Living with Purpose

Event Details:

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville
2688 Main St. (Rte. 206)
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Funded in part through a grant from the Lawrence Township Community Foundation.

Keynote Speaker:
Kevin Hines

Cracked Not Broken: The Kevin Hines Story

Kevin Hines.Kevin Hines is a mental health advocate, award-winning global speaker, bestselling author and documentary filmmaker who reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. He is one of only thirty-four to survive the fall, and the only one to regain full physical mobility. The fall would break his body, but not his spirit.

Today, Kevin dedicates his life to saving lives by spreading the message of hope and sharing his art of living mentally well. Kevin’s story is a remarkable testament to the strength of the human spirit and a reminder for us to love the life we have. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council of Behavioral Health. Kevin also was named a SAMSHA Voice Awards Fellow and an Achievement Winner by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Closing Activity:

Premiere of “The Family Experience,” a short, documentary film produced by NAMI Mercer in collaboration with Princeton Community TV.

Directions to conference.
The venue is wheelchair accessible, but several workshops, as marked Not wheelchair accessible., are not.

Parking available at church and in town. Guides will assist you.

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