Thema Bryant: Churches play a crucial role in providing mental health support and advocating for better policy

by Thema Bryant. Faith & Leadership, July 26, 2022.

This interview with American Psychological Association President and AME elder Thema Bryant explores the role of the Black Church in addressing mental health, the related stigma, and public policy.


insight and advice to integrate faith and mental health; stories about pastoral support and mental health referrals in Black communities

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clergy and lay leaders in the Black Church



Suggested Uses

  • Raise awareness in your community about the role of the church in addressing mental health.
  • Introduce mental health concerns in your congregation by using these practical tips.

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