Mental illness can affect persons of any age, race, religion or socioeconomic level. Many are providing care to a loved one with a mental health issue. As some have said, mental illness is a disease that affects the whole family. Caregivers feel the impact of the disease as they struggle to care for their loved ones. What is mental illness? Is recovery at all possible? Is it treatable? How can caregivers help their loved ones manage the challenges of living with a mental disorder? Find out the answers to these questions in our upcoming Mental Health Talk by Dr. Joseph Khoo and Ms. Eunice Quek on Saturday, April 22, 10.00 am to 1.00 pm at Lighthouse Tampines.
The following topics will be covered:
1. Brain Anatomy
2. Types of Mental Illness & Diagnosis
3. The Need for Empathy & Effective Communication
4. Recovery and Rehabilitation
5. Support for People with Mental Health Issues and Caregivers
6. Q & A
DR JOSEPH KHOO
Dr Joseph Khoo is a medical doctor with a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health. He is a believer in Christ and an active volunteer trainer with the Caregivers Alliance Ltd. Personally, he is a caregiver to a loved one with mental illness.
MISS EUNICE QUEK Miss Eunice Quek is a Programme Manager / Counsellor with the Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL). She received her Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) from Swinburne University, Australia.
Event Name: Lighthouse Discipleship Program
Understanding Mental Health Issues & Practical Ways to Support Caregivers
Date : 22 April 2017
Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Venue : Lighthouse Tampines
Cost: 5$ Coupon (As an outreach effort, you can bring along a pre-believer free of charge.)