Former Detroit Lions quarterback, suicide loss survivor, and mental health advocate, Eric Hipple shares his story of personal loss, struggle, and recovery.
NFL quarterback Eric Hipple has an incredible story of tragedy and triumph. After his 15-year-old son died of suicide, Eric fell into a debilitating downward spiral. Following an attempted suicide, and jailed for drunk driving, he found the strength to seek therapy for his own depression and was able to make an amazing comeback. With unflinching honesty, Eric shares his journey for others to realize that depression is a treatable disease.
Learn more about Eric Hipple, author of the critically-acclaimed memoir, Real Me Do Cry.