Mental health problems are common. We see signs of them every day in friends, family members, co-workers and in our faith communities. We know that without early intervention individuals can be lost to suicide or addiction, sink into deep depression, experience paralyzing anxiety, or endanger themselves or others. Yet most of us are not confident in our ability to help.
Our Conference Health as Wholeness Team can suggest workshops and seminars to help clergy and laity address these issues.
Just as Jesus healed people struggling with mental, emotional and physical ailments, United Methodists reach out to their sisters and brothers who seek healing. Learn more and find resources at umc.org/mentalhealth
Below is a bulletin insert often used during Mental Health Month in May.
The resource highlights the five emphases of Caring Communities:
Find more information and resources at umc.org/mentalhealth.