Mental Illness Warrior Dr. Fred Frese

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by Diane Geisbuhler  Category: Education, Events, Health


Dr. Frederick Frese, an accomplished psychologist who battled his own mental illness, will be in Toledo on Thursday, October 15, 2015 to present, “New Directions in Schizophrenia”. The event is slated to be held from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community Center, 740 North Superior Street. Joining Dr. Frese for this special event is his wife, Dr. Penny Frese. Penny will address the urgency of mental health awareness in youth.
Well-known and revered for both his sense of humor and his remarkable ability to translate research and public policy into useful information, Dr. Frederick J. Frese has specialized in the area of schizophrenia for over forty years. Diagnosed with the condition when he was 25, he has worked tirelessly as a practitioner and advocate for consumers and their families. Despite his disability, Dr. Frese was able to gain a degree from the American Graduate School of International Management in Phoenix, AZ; and a doctorate in psychology from Ohio University.

Presented with support from United Healthcare Community Plan, State of Ohio continuing education units for counselors and social workers will be available. Registration fee is $79 per person and includes lunch. For more information on this event –and other professional development opportunities offered by Unison Behavioral Health Group – please contact Melissa Driver at 419-936-7576 or visit

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