EMPOWERing Communities: Mental Health Awareness Workshop
December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Join us for an insightful evening on mental health education and awareness. Individuals and families will learn techniques for identifying mental illness, developing safe and effective situational responses, and building a network to quickly connect those in distress with professional care.
Registration will open closer to event.
PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION
The best way to locate our building is to search 5025 Riverway Drive, Houston TX 77056 in your GPS and it should take you to the corner adjacent to our building.
Due to ongoing construction in our area, please refer to our Designated Program Parking Areas map for directions on where to park. Designated parking areas will be highlighted in blue. Please do not park in the areas highlighted in red.
Matthew S. Stanford, PhD is CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute (HHCI) in Houston, TX. Dr. Stanford earned his doctoral degree in behavioral neuroscience at Baylor University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cognitive psychophysiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Professionally he has worked with a variety of mentally ill patients, including those with aggression, personality disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, stroke, substance dependence, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and traumatic brain injury.
The New York Times, USA Today, Fox, MSNBC, Yahoo!, and U.S. News & World Report have featured Dr. Stanford’s research on the interplay between psychology and issues of faith.
As director of HHCI he writes, conducts training seminars, and serves individuals living with mental illness and their families. He is the author of three books, Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness, The Biology of Sin: Grace, Hope, and Healing for Those Who Feel Trapped, and Grace for the Children: Finding Hope in the Midst of Child and Adolescent Mental Illness.