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RESOURCES If You Want to Learn More About Mental Health

Mental Health :

National Institute for Mental Health:

RESOURCES for Mental Health Ministry Exploration

2018 Annual Conference Session Handout: Our Churches Talking About Mental Health

2018 Annual Conference Session Handout: Welcoming and Removing the Stigma

Mental Health UMC:

Mental Health UMC Ministries:

Mental Health UMC Resources:

Mental Health Resources for Faith Leaders (American Psychiatric Association):

Mental Health Ministries:

Pathways to Promise Interfaith Cooperative:

SAMHSA Faith-based and Community Initiatives:

Mental Health IA DHS:

IA Mental Health Advocacy:

Conversations about Mental Health in Iowa UMC churches:

Mental Health & Suicide Legislation:

Mental Health Coalition Building 10-13-2018.pdf

One way churches can consider helping is in getting involved or leading a mental health community coalition. This presentation on Mental Health Coalition Building outlines the work done by Kim Wadding in several communities around Iowa. The task force is working to prepare this information for church use. Watch for it at annual conference.