Suggestions for a clergy mental health packet

Disclaimer-- This list is provided by churchhealthdevelopment and is intended for use by clergy to help churches, families of those with a mental illness and/or a family member with a mental illness. Churchhealthdevelopment is not a membership organization, makes no representations, recommendations, or endorsements, and none should be inferred, regarding any online organization or book. We hereby expressly disclaim any liability arising from any reader's involvement with or patronage of any online organization or book listed on this page.

 

 

 Books


Albers, Robert H., Steven D.Thurber, William H. Meller. (editors), Ministry With Persons With A Mental Illness And  Their Families. Ausburg/Fortress Press, 2012.


Carlson, Dwight L. Why Christians Shoot Their Wounded?: Helping (Not Hurting) Those with emotional Difficulties. Inter-Varsity, 1994.


Johnson, W. Brad and William L. Johnson. The Minister’s Guide to Psychological Disorders and Treatments: Second Edition. NY: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2014.


Simpson, Amy. Troubled Minds: Mental Illness And The Church's Mission. Inter-Varsity, 2013.


Strobel, Shriley. Creating a Circle of Caring: The Church and the Mentally Ill. Raleigh, NC: NAMI-NC, 1997.


Waterhouse, Steven. Strength for His People: A Ministry for Families of the Mentally Ill. Westcliff Bible Press, 1994.


 Online


Blue Christmas Service


Guidelines for Clergy: Providing Pastoral Care to Persons With Mental Illness and Their Family.”


How to Rate Your Faith Community (Adapted from criteria established by the Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network – PSMIN) 


July Is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.


On FaceBook


Minority Mental Health Month.


NAMI Blog National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month


Children's Mental Health Week Bulletin Insert

 

May is Mental Health Month Bulletin Insert English


May is Mental Health Month Bulletin Insert Spanish


Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents English


Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents Spanish


National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding English


National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding Spanish


NAMI Faith Net


Pathways to Promise: Ministry and Mental Illness


The Episcopal Mental Illness Network


The Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network