Podcast episodes featuring Kevin Briggs

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Kevin Briggs: ...how to help those who are suicidal

Nobody Told Me! - February 13, 2018 16:19 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
Sergeant Kevin Briggs is a retired California Highway Patrol officer who spent many years patrolling the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. While on patrol, he encountered numerous individuals clinging to life by a thread – individuals who had lost hope and could see no way out of their current...

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#272 Ex-CHP Officer Kevin Briggs

Mental Illness Happy Hour - April 08, 2016 06:35 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 5.2K ratings
For many years the ex-highway patrolman's beat was the Golden Gate Bridge. He shares about the encounters he had with people who wanted to jump and how he learned to get some of them to open up and change their minds. He also shares about his PTSD, surviving cancer and struggling to be a better p...

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How I talked hundreds of jumpers off the ledge with Sgt. Kevin Briggs

Grow Big Always - April 04, 2016 15:10 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 101 ratings
At least once a week for almost 20 years, Sgt. Kevin Briggs would stand just a few feet away from a severely depressed person who had climbed over the rail in the middle of the Golden Gate bridge and was a step away from falling to their death. While they both stood there with noisy traffic and c...

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Episode 38 - Every Day Is A Pivotal Point with Kevin Briggs

Productive Flourishing - July 13, 2015 17:12 - 40 minutes ★★★★★ - 93 ratings
Sergeant Kevin Briggs is a retired California Highway Patrol officer who spent most of his time on the Golden Gate Bridge encouraging people not to commit suicide by jumping. He was nicknamed the guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge and has helped over 200 people make the decision not to ...