This web resource offers a professional yet succinct overview of mental health issues, written in lay language, and summarizes the basics about common mental illnesses, suicide, diagnosis, treatment, the connection between mental and physical conditions, recovery, wellness and building resilience while also addressing the many ways in which faith leaders can provide support for people with mental illnesses.
booklet; two-page "Quick Reference on Mental Health for Faith Leaders"
clergy and lay leaders
- Learn how to discern between spiritual problems and mental illnesses after reading the two-page "Quick Reference on Mental Health for Faith Leaders".
- Provide support for people in your congregation with mental illnesses by welcoming, including, making referrals, or helping them accept treatment while they are in crisis.