Church Officials Struggle to Assist Individuals Living with Mental Illness The Orange County Register highlights Saddleback Church’s mental health initiative, and the story of our President and CEO David Mandani. To view the article, click here. David Mandani is reflected in a glass wall of the Saddleback Church sancturary. Mandani was looking for mental health help at a church and has found the help he needs at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest.Additional Information: mentalhealthstudy.1009 9/30/14 Photo by Nick Koon / Staff Photographer. David Mandani sought help for mental illness at a church. The clergy was not helpful, but now at Saddleback Church, he has started to to get the help he needs.