Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness and Their Families

(Robert H. Albers). Fortress Press, 2019.


Designed for clergy and lay caregivers, this resource takes an interdisciplinary approach to symptoms, treatment, and caregiving principles for those who live with mental illness.


medical information, theological considerations, pastoral caregiving principles, clergy self care, person-first language, faith rituals for individuals living with autism

Recommended Audience

clergy and caregiver


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Maintain essential self-care habits by following the tips described in this resource.
  • Learn how to approach each unique disorder as a caregiver by referring to the chapter that best fits your needs.

About the Contributor

Carole Wills

Carole Wills is a retired church musician and volunteer for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She was a mental health advocate, educator, community organizer, and affiliate leader at the national, state and local levels. Her NAMI FaithNet work focused on equipping faith communities and faith leaders to welcome, support and include people living with serious mental health conditions.

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