A Beloved Father Lost to Suicide
As told by his daughter, Melina Acosta
Specific Warning Signs for Suicide
Offering Help to a Loved One
Myths About Suicide
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Antonio, featured in the Send Silence Packing backpack display
Melina’s Tips about Using Trauma-Informed Language
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Kevin Briggs shares his experiences while patrolling the Golden Gate Bridge as both an officer and a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol and includes his own personal story of physical and mental health challenges including recovery, military service, surviving the suicide of a loved one, divorce, and depression.
Briggs’ story has been featured in The New Yorker, People, and Men’s Health magazines and on The Steve Harvey Show and NPR’s Bob Edward’s Radio Show. Kevin also received the 2016 Visionary Leadership Award from the National Council for Behavioral Health.