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Eric hipple community presentation

  1. 1. SAVE THE DATE Community Presentation Hosted By: Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems ERIC HIPPLE September 20th, 2011 7:00 p.m. Tuscola Technology Center Author of... 1401 Cleaver Rd., CaroEric Hipple is a former NFL quarterback whose ten-year career was spent with theDetroit Lions, from 1980-1990. His accomplishments include two playoff bids and adivisional championship. Following his football career, Hipple enjoyed successworking in the auto industry and as a motivational speaker. From 1995-2000 hehosted an NFL pre-game show in the Detroit market.Hipple’s life took a tragic turn in 2000, when his 15 year old son, Jeff, died bysuicide. After struggling with depression himself in the aftermath of his son’s death,Hipple decided to devote his energies in helping others to detect and treat depressionand to break down the stigma surrounding mental illness. Hipple is the OutreachCoordinator and spokesperson for the University of Michigan Depression Center,spreading the dual message of depression warning signs and suicide prevention. Hespeaks to a variety of audiences, from students and parents, to local organizations andbusinesses. His primary message is one of hope: that depression is a treatableillness. “If I can make a difference in someone’s life, then Jeff didn’t die without apurpose.” says Hipple.Question regarding presentation please callSusan, Director of Marketing and Training989.673.6191 or 1.800.462.6814 www.tbhsonline.com

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