Resilient Church Leadership
The Resilient Church Leadership initiative was created to resource, inspire, and connect pastors dealing with both internal pressures like burnout and mental stability and external pressures such as cultivating their church online, caring for their congregation, and ministering well in a time of crisis. (sponsored by Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College and National Association of Evangelicals)
Churches That Heal
Churches That Heal is an all-new resource designed to equip pastors and churches to handle issues of mental health in their communities as well as any individual looking to heal from past wounds. Churches That Heal is a simple, comprehensive, easy-to-use digital resource designed to help local churches with a biblical and psychologically-sound plan of healing for pastors and congregants. (Produced by Dr. Henry Cloud and presented by Compassion International.)
Hope for Mental Health Ministry Starter Kit
The Hope for Mental Health Starter Kit includes videos, sermons, guides, and more from Pastor Rick and Kay Warren, with Pastor Tommy Hilliker, that explain the Biblical foundations and provide step-by-step pathway to an effective and comprehensive mental health ministry that can be implemented by every church regardless of size.
Mental Health Awareness Cards
Jeremy Smith created these mental health awareness cards specifically to fight stigma within the church. The hope is that you can have these in the lobby of your church, in the office area for pastors to have immediate access or the volunteer green room to have them share.
Online Evaluation: Overcoming Depression-Anxiety
This is a Depression-Anxiety Assessment was developed by Brad Hambrick. It is not a scientific instrument, but a tool intended to help individuals assess key aspects of their depressive-anxious experience in order to better utilize the Overcoming Depression-Anxiety seminars.
Top 10 Resources for Mental Health Ministry
Amy Simpson curated this list of books, websites, organizations, and people who can help you help those with mental illness and their families.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
Detailed listings for mental health professionals in 15 countries
Find the right Christian Counselors, Coaches and Clinics for your needs here.
Find a Christian Counselor or request a free consult with Focus on the Family’s Counseling Department, call 1-855-771-HELP (4357) weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Time), or complete the Counseling Consultation Request Form.
a directory by the Asian Mental Health Collective
Events & Campaigns
Mental Health Awareness Week 2019
Mental Health Awareness Week is October 6-12, 2019. During this week, advocates across the nation come together to raise their voices in support of mental health and to speak out against stigma. Each Mind Matters has the tools you need to raise awareness in your community. Get more info at eachmindmatters.org/mhaw2019