A Seat at the Table
After the suicide in 2000 of his teenage son, his life fell apart. With help, medication, and hard work, he came out of it. Now employed as an outreach coordinator at the U-M Depression Center, he wants to be sure that mental health issues aren't lost in the legal battle.
What Hipple wants, more than anything, is a seat at the table. "If we put plans together so that every player could be helped with depression, life skills, treatments, I'd be OK with that.