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EMPOWERing Communities: Mental Health Awareness Workshop
May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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.
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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 two books, Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness and The Biology of Sin: Grace, Hope, and Healing for Those Who Feel Trapped.