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By Kevin Hines,Dr. Daniel J. Reidenberg

The Golden Gate Bridge is without doubt one of the so much 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. as an alternative, the bridge marks the start of his outstanding tale. At 19 years outdated, Kevin tried to take his personal existence via leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge - a distance which took 4 seconds to fall. lately clinically determined with bi-polar affliction, Kevin had began to listen to voices telling him he needed to die, and days ahead of his test, he started to think them.

The fall could holiday his physique, yet now not his spirit. His tale chronicles the extreme will of the writer to stay mentally good within the face of his psychological affliction: bipolar disease with psychotic gains. With each one psychological breakdown, notwithstanding, the author’s wish to stay mentally well-- and to be a psychological future health advocate-- pulls him from the depths of his situation. Kevin’s tale is a notable 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 residing mentally good takes time, patience, labor, and help. With those disciplines in position, these dwelling with even very tricky diagnoses can in attaining greater lives for themselves and those that aid to aid and deal with them.

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