Community Discussion Series To Continue With Mental Illness And Faith Event

On Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6 – 8 p.m., the Let’s Talk Mental Illness Community Discussion Series: Mental Illness and Faith will be held at Wesley Oak United Methodist Church, 3124 E. Victory Drive. The fourth event in The ELLA Foundation’s Let’s Talk Mental Illness Community Discussion Series will explore the intersection of religion, faith and mental illness.

The event will feature a panel of local experts, including:

Dorthie Cross, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Georgia Southern University; Rev. David Messner, Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah; Sister Pat Brown, SSMN, LCSW, retired Director of Catholic Charities of South Georgia and former president of the Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah; Rabbi Steven Henkin, Congregation Agudath Achim; and Imam Khuzaima, Islamic Center of Savannah.

The ELLA Foundation’s founder and Executive Director Charity Lee will moderate the discussion.

Information about local nonprofits, community agencies and other organizations dedicated to providing mental health support will be available on-site. This event is open to the public; a $10 donation is suggested. To learn more, visit illness-discussion-series.

Savannah-ar- ea nonprofits, community agencies, psychotherapists and counselors interested in distributing information at the event and other upcoming events in the series can contact Charity Lee at

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