The Disability Concerns Canada Winter 2022 Newsletter is here! This issue focuses on mental health.
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Kate Bowler's book, No Cure for Being Human, offered space to share the challenges of life together as a community.
Michèle Gyselinck shares openly about her life living with mental health issues.
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a sharp rise in the number of persons experiencing mental illness, especially anxiety and depression.
Disability Concerns Canada Winter 2022 Newsletter: Introducing Regional Advocates Elly VanAlten and Linda Rosendal
While everyone understands we are all part of the body of Christ, not everyone knows how to be inclusive. “As regional advocates, we are that missing piece.”
Several CRC ministries have come together to create a slide presentation for ministry leaders to begin the conversation on mental health. Check out this valuable tool!
Are we making space in our churches for necessary conversations about mental health? This resource, designed with small groups in mind, will help break the silence around mental health.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Month. Mental Health Ministries has created resources to support our faith communities as we work towards ensuring everyone has proper access to mental health care.
La enfermedad mental y la práctica espiritual: Los autores describen de qué manera la enfermedad mental de un ser querido o la suya propia han formado su fe y practica espiritual en la que se entrecruzan los ritmos del bienestar mental, la vida devocional y el discipulado personal.
Here's a list of best practices describing how churches can make connections with local community mental health services.
Mental Health and Spiritual Practice—Authors describe how their own or a loved one’s mental illness has shaped their faith and spiritual practice where the rhythms of mental wellness, devotional life, and personal discipleship intersect.
Christians are not exempt from mental health challenges. The purpose of this series is to create a safe place where people will feel comfortable in sharing their story and be supported in their spiritual journey.
These holiday worship resources from Mental Health Ministries allow worshipers to reflect and accept the reality of where we are emotionally. They offer a message of hope in the midst of our darkness.
If someone is thinking of taking their own life, it’s not a secret to keep. For Disability Week this year, we have curated resources on suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.
This Resource Guide from the United Church of Christ includes worship resources on mental illness such as sermon ideas, complete sermons, a litany, unison prayers and more.
Nearly 1 in 4 pastors have struggled with mental illness. This guide provides guidelines and suggestions for pastors and for church councils or consistories.