MOVIE: Andy Irons: Kissed By God - Event Details

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MOVIE: Andy Irons: Kissed By God

Location: UH Hilo Performing Arts Center

Student Health and Wellness Programs present:
Andy Irons: Kissed By God

A film about bipolar disorder and opioid addiction as seen through the life of three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons. Andy struggled with the same demons that millions of people worldwide battle with daily. Andy was an incredible presence on the world stage as the "People's Champion." He was the pride of Hawaii and revered around the world for his blue-collar rise to fame and success. However, many were unaware of his internal battles that led to his demise. As the opioid crisis rises to a national emergency in the United States, the untold story of Andy's life serves to tear down the myths associated with these two ferocious diseases. - IMDb.

Doors open at 5:30 pm.
The movie followed by a discussion panel.

Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJWIPRvtAHk

If you or someone you know is struggling, please seek help.
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Crisis Line of Hawaii: 1-800-753-6879

For more information, contact: uhhcoun@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7458

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