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Getting Sacked and Bouncing Back: A Quarterback Story of Recovery  (6013)

09/25/2013 7:00 PM - 09/25/2013 8:30 PM

About the Presenter: Eric Hipple is a former Detroit Lions NFL quarterback. Since his 15 year-old son Jeff’s suicide, Hipple has devoted his life to building awareness and breaking down the stigma surrounding depressive illnesses. He also received the
prestigious 2008 Lifetime Achievement award given by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and was awarded a presidential citation at the American Psychological Association’s 2006 Annual Convention for his six years of national community-based work
combating adolescent depression and suicide prevention. His message of resilience has provided mental health awareness to professional groups, military, law enforcement, schools, communities, and through the Under the Helmet campaign, thousands of High School
and youth coaches across the country. The Recovery Experience...He will ilustrate this with examples from his own life experiences. He will also discuss ways to reduce stigma and treatment. Ultimately, he will share what we need to do to maintain mental fitness.The
Recovery Experience... He will illustrate this with examples from his own life experiences. He will also discuss ways to reduce stigma and treatment.


Location: Copper Country Mental Health--The Institute

900 West Sharon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
United States


Sponsoring Organizations: Recovery Lecture Series sponsored by Copper Country Mental Health and The Rice Memorial Clinic Foundation


Type of Event: Health and Wellness



Invited Officials / Presenters: People with mental illness, people in recovery, people interested in recovery, family members, friends, community, professionals, students – all are welcome!


Targeted participants for this year's event: 50



Primary Contact:
Taryn Mack
901 West Memorial Drive

Houghton, MI  49931

United States
906 482 4880



Secondary Contact:
Chad Johnson
901 West Memorial Drive

Houghton, MI  49931

United States
906 296 7068








 

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