"Help Me - I Have a Mental Illness!!"
What should you say and do when someone tells you she
has a mental illness?
Or one in her
This session is for those who know very little about mental illness but would like to have direction in how they can more effectively "reach out" to those with these disorders and their families.
Dr. Gunnar Christiansen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University in 1956 and achieved his M.D. and Masters Degree from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1961.
He has been a Board Certified Ophthalmologist practicing in Anaheim, California for 29 years.
He is serving as the Chairman of the California Alliance for the Mentally Ill's Outreach to the Faith Community ("FAITH-NET").
He is the First Vice President of the California Alliance for the Mentally Ill and is the Regional Representative for Southern California for the Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network (PSMIN).