Podcast Episode: "Bringing Faith and Community to Mental Health" with Doug Beach
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About the Event
Revive Ministries is excited to have Doug Beach as one of our special guests. Doug tells of his story as a parent of a son struggling with a Mental Health disorder and how he found healing through it. Doug is the chairperson of the NAMI FaithNet Advisory Group. He is an advocate for better mental health care and the current President of NAMI San Antonio. He is also a NAMI Family-to-Family instructor and leads a Family Grace faith-based support group for families impacted by mental illness. Doug is also the chairperson for the Pathways to Hope Conference held in San Antonio, a county and regional event to help engage the faith community along with mental health professionals, social agencies, law enforcement and the judiciary and families and individuals impacted by a mental illness. In 2016 Doug received the Visionary Award from the Bexar County Health Collaborative for his leadership in organizing the initial Pathways to Hope Conference. In 2009 he and his wife began a mental health ministry which has become a model for other churches throughout the city.