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Pastoral Care: Mental Health & Addictions

hotlines, guidelines and crisis intervention contacts; and support for pastoral care for children, tweens, teens, families, differently abled persons, elders and folks with memory concerns; including mindfulness, personal care and volunteer support

Books

All Who Are Weary: Easing the Burden on the Walk with Mental Illness          Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church     Blessed Union: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness and Marriage     Dear Anxiety, Let's Break Up: 40 Devotions to Conquer Worry and Fear     Dimming the Day: Evening Meditations for Quiet Wonder     Dutiful Love: Empowering Individuals and Families Affected by Mental Illness     Everyday Sabbath     Heart Medicine by Radhule Weininger     Held     Hiding in the Pews: Shining Light on Mental Illness in the Church          I Love Jesus, But I Want to Die by Sarah J. Robinson     Front Cover     Military Moral Injury and Spiritual Care: A Resource for Religious Leaders and Professional Caregivers     8503026          Not Quite Fine          Peanut Butter and Dragon Wings     Psobriety     Empower teens to take control of their digital life.     Stubborn Grace     This Day in Recovery     Twelve-Step Unitarian Universalists          The Wisdom of Your Body     You Don't Owe Anyone: Free Yourself from the Weight of Expectations     Your Brain's Not Broken: Strategies for Navigating Your Emotions and Life  with ADHD - Kindle edition by Rosier, Tamara PhD. Religion & Spirituality  Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Counseling & Intervention Tips & Tools

The Curated Life
By Mary Kay DuChene 

"Loneliness is pervasive in the U.S. If you can remember that one fact, then maybe it will be easier to reach out the next time you feel lonely. You’ll not only be helping yourself, you’ll be helping out a friend."

Person counseling a person with their face buried in their hands

The Church and the Response to the Mental Health Crisis featuring Matthew Stanford

The church is the first place most individuals with mental illness seek help, even those with serious mental illness. We speak with Dr. Matthew Stanford about the scope of the mental health crisis and the divine opportunity given to churches to respond in constructive ways.

Young white female looking solemn while looking out a window covered in raindrops, holding a mug

MHTTC New England offers Seasonal Affective Disorder: Responding to the Winter Blues in the Classroom online toolkit for care providers.

Mental Health in BIPOC Communities

Healing Generational Trauma

by Jasmin Joseph

For Black and Indigenous communities, it takes more than therapy and medicine to tackle mental illness. We need a holistic approach.

Support Networks & Training

Mindfulness & Emotional Awareness

iBme's website is informative. Retreats and courses may be life-changing.

Tweens & Teens

Blessed Youth: Breaking the Silence about Mental Health with Children and Teens     Blessed Youth Survival Guide     Amazon.com: Mental Health & Gen Z: What Educators Need to Know:  9781641211796: Springtide Research Institute: Books     Help teens make informed decisions with judgment-free information about addictive behaviors.

Tweens & Teens - In Our Library