Mental Health in the Christian Community

Mental Health in the Christian Community: Awareness, Understanding, Intervention & Support

 Event Date(s):   Sat, 2013/11/02 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

 Event Category:   Counselling Seminar

Saturday, Nov 2, 2013
(9:30am - 12:30pm)

$20.00 (ticket includes parking, light snack)

Van Norman Centre, Ballyconnor Campus

Symposium followed by Panel Discussion

Book Tables available at 9:00am to 1:00pm.  Please arrive prior to 9:30am for registration.

Supporting those with mental health issues should be a priority within our faith communities. Too many of us understand little about mental health and how to help those who are struggling with mental health issues. If you are someone who wishes to understand more about this topic and has a desire to help others in need, then this symposium is for you. Sheila Stevens, as the Director of Tyndale Counselling Services, will introduce the four main presentations, and two personal stories.

Dr. Victor Shepherd will address the myths and stigma of mental illness from a pastor’s perspective, followed by Dr. Alan Fung, presenting his views on treatment and recovery, from a psychiatrist’s standpoint. Purple Yip will discuss family and friends’ roles during recovery, while Dr. T.Y. Wong will describe his church’s supportive ministry, which works with those in recovery. Then, Ellen Richardson and Patricia Pezzack will share their experiences. Afterward, attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during the panel discussion facilitated by Adrianne Sequeira

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For more information please contact:  or call  416-226-6620 x2122.

Registration is still open!  Registration online closes right before the start of the event.  Please bring a copy of your registration if you registered late. Feel free to also pay in person at the door.  Thank you!

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