Mental health is a prevalent issue: Mental health problems affect a significant portion of the population, and many people struggle with these issues silently. Churches have a responsibility to address mental health problems and provide support to those in need.
There is often a stigma associated with mental health issues, which can prevent people from seeking help however churches can play a vital role in reducing this stigma by providing education, support, and resources to those struggling with mental health problems.
In this episode, I share 3 tips to help you speak about mental health on Sunday Morning.
“Talking about mental health on a Sunday morning is not stepping into the role of a counselor.”
“Real people deal with mental health struggles.”
“You don’t need a robust mental health ministry or counselors on the ready in order to talk about mental health, a very simple follow-up plan and next steps is all you need.”
“By not talking about mental health, we are missing a huge element that people are struggling with on a daily basis, and if we aren’t bringing hope into these spaces.
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