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SPECIAL EVENT - STRE Screening - SYDNEY, Australia

  • Dendy Cinemas Opera Quays 2 East Circular Quay Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)


Team Ripple World proudly presents this exclusive Q&A preview screening of Suicide - The Ripple Effect at Dendy Cinemas Opera Quays! 

At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Seventeen years later, he still struggles with many of the same symptoms that led him to attempt to take his life, but he is on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive. Kevin has also been one of the key catalysts in helping end a nearly 80-year long fight to construct suicide prevention net on the iconic San Francisco bridge.

Kevin takes a journey to better understand the ripple effects his suicide attempt had on his family, friends, and the first responders who helped save him. He’s also working to shine light on inspirational individuals, families, and organizations who are using personal pain to help others find the hope they need to heal.

This event features an in depth Q&A with special guest panel appearances from:

Greg Dicharry – Co-director and
Co-Producer of Suicide – The Ripple Effect. He is a person in long term recovery for mental health and substance abuse issues and founder of SmileStyle Entertainment For the last 10 years Greg has been serving as a Youth Empowerment Director leading one of the premier youth programs in the US focused on empowering young people with mental health, substance abuse and foster care challenges, a program he created.

Joe Williams – Professional NRL player, boxer, mental health advocate and inspirational speaker commended for his hard work within Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Sam Webb – Australian actor and co-Founder/CEO of the registered charity Livin; a cause aiming to break the stigma surrounding mental health

Greg Van Borssum – Multiple black belt martial artist, award winning Hollywood film maker and Community Ambassador of the GVB Mind Warrior Foundation who is passionate about helping people to choose life

Nic Newling – An outspoken advocate for mental health, suicide prevention, and sharing personal stories who is dedicated to changing the way mental illness is addressed in schools, workplaces, and communities

Jayne Newling – Author of the Human Rights Award winning memoir Missing Christopher which tells the honest, raw, and deeply moving story of tragically losing her teenage son to suicide

Matt Runnalls – CEO and founder of MindfullAus who over the last 3 years has worked tirelessly as a mental health advocate, creating awareness, acceptance and education having lived with mental illness and lost 6 mates to suicide.

Ben Higgs – Founder of the Rise Foundation, experienced live speaker, mental health first aid instructor and suicide prevention advocate

PLEASE NOTE: Enough tickets must be sold to ensure this screening goes ahead, if it doesn't happen those funds will be refunded - no one loses out!