David Cummings 

Professor of Biology

Point Loma Nazarene University 

Dave Cummings is a Professor of Biology at Point Loma Nazarene University and the author of Everybody's Got Bears: Bravely Facing Down Stress, Anxiety, and Depression to Find an Abundant Life in Christ. He is an elder at Pathways Community Church in Santee, where he lives with his wife Ann and their three children. 

Dave says, "I want to share my journey of falling ill and getting a mental illness diagnosis." Let's call it "The last thing I expected."


A group of professionals in the field of mental health and suicide prevention joined the efforts of Rex and Connie Kennemer.  This group today is the alliance that guides the annual Forum for Healthy Minds to San Diego County, with the conviction:  Together we can change the landscape of mental health in our communities.

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