Andy Copeland to Speak During 'Shining a Light on Depression' Event
Other speakers include Sen. Renee Unterman and Jaye Peabody.
In honor of Depression Awareness Month, Covenant Counseling and Family Resource Center, headquartered in Snellville, has planned a spirit lifting event - Shining a Light on Depression – for Saturday, October 20th at 7 p.m.
This gathering is designed to raise awareness and funds to combat depression, the underlying cause of most client visits to Covenant. A non-profit organization, Covenant Counseling & Family Resource Center provides counseling services to the Gwinnett community regardless of income through its Samaritan Fund.
The event features Andy Copeland, the father of Aimee Copeland, who will share a method he used to cope with his daughter's illness - narrative journaling. Senator Renee Unterman, Chair of the Georgia Senate Health and Human Services Committee, and Jaye Peabody, MDiv, NCC, LAPC, Covenant's Executive Director, will also speak.
The public is invited to support Covenant Counseling and its 20 years of service to the community by joining community members for conversation, information and appetizers at the home of Dr. Yvonne Freeman of Snellville. Winton Machine Company of Suwanee is the Presenting Sponsor of the event.
Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased in advance at the center's website, www.covenantcounseling.org. Checks may be mailed to: Covenant Counseling & Family Resource Center, 2219 Scenic Drive, Snellville, Ga., 30039.