Raise Awareness. End Stigma. Point to Hope.
Dear Church Leader,
We are so grateful to have the opportunity to partner with you in serving the Body of Jesus Christ. It is our desire that our guide, which is free along with your free subscription to our monthly Christ-centered mental health blog, Be-Held Peace of Mind, will equip you in edifying each member, so that each may come to prosper in mind, body and spirit. We are especially hopeful that these resources will support your church in becoming a shelter to those who seek peace of mind.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and all over the world communities will mobilize to raise awareness, end stigma and point persons to hope of recovery and healing. We pray that this guide will support your team in planning its participation in this worldwide initiative. Even more importantly, we hope your team will use this guide to start or continue the process of cultivating a climate that proactively promotes mental wellness, as well as acts compassionately and responsibly to point persons to life changing and saving help.
This guide has been reviewed by a mental health expert, Cheryl A. Burton, DSW, LCSW, to ensure that it will in fact fulfill the purposes for which it was made.
This guide includes the following:
1. Basic definitions and facts pertaining to mental health.
2. Ideas for raising awareness, ending stigma and pointing people to hope within your church community.
3. A Place to Start: Practical suggestions for implementing ideas in your community immediately and over time.
4. Guidance to support community members in creating their own Peace of Mind Self-Care Kit, to include
Carolyn Sinclair McCalla
Founder and President
Cheryl A. Burton, DSW, LCSW
Your free subscription today will grant you access to our mental health awareness guide, Peace of Mind: A Guide to Make the Church a Shelter for those Seeking Peace of Mind and monthly Christ-centered mental health blog, Be-Held: Peace of Mind. With these resources you will be equipped to start raising awareness about mental health issues, ending stigma pertaining to mental health and pointing people to hope.