Movie today in the ATC: ‘The Ripple Effect’

Picture of Kevin Hines, subject of The Ripple Effect, standing in from of the Golden Gate Bridge. Text on the image reads: ""I have now lived 16 years past the day I should have died..." Kevin Hines - Global Storyteller, Author & Filmmaker."

Posted image from ‘The Ripple Effect’ on Twitter. Source:

GRCC staff, students, and faculty are invited to a movie screening on campus next week: The Ripple Effect.

  • WHEN: TODAY, March 14, from 4-6 p.m.
  • WHERE: 168 ATC
  • WHAT: The Ripple Effect highlights the story of Kevin Hines who, at age 19, attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. It is a very powerful film that attempts to bring awareness to mental health and reduce the attempts of suicide.

This screening is being shown as part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant.

Bob VandePol, Executive Director of Employee Assistance Programs at Pine Rest, and Stacey Heisler, Program Director of the GRCC Counseling and Career Development Center, will be present at the screening to help facilitate discussion and help attendees process their thoughts, questions, and/or concerns.

Email Evan Macklin with any questions:

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