As we all struggle with the challenges of the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, our grief for so many types of loss, and our re-entry in more social and work settings, anxiety has entered most of our lives. Please consider investigating the following free faith-based resources for support.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused much distress throughout Michigan communities, in many cases, worsening already negative and even dangerous situations. Generally, faith leaders are “first responders” when individuals and families face public health crisis, disaster, or mental health problems. This Faith and Mental Health virtual Presentation is a 5-part series that provides resources to help faith leaders identify some of our most prevalent and devastating public and mental health problems and know how to reach out for help for vulnerable congregants and community members. Experts in each topic will provide the information you need to better serve your community.
Dates and Topics
April 29 – Coping with Congregants’ Challenges During Covid-19
May 25 – Mental Health Struggles Faced by Young People
June 24 – Domestic Violence – Help and Resources
July 27 – Human Trafficking – Does it Exist in Your Zip Code?
August 26 – Substance Abuse and the Opioid Factor
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Duration: 90 mins