Join the Mental Health and Congregational Care Affinity Group

As the health and social service general ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the NBA takes seriously its call to create communities of compassion and care. In doing so, the NBA has been called to engage in dialogue and action centered on issues related to mental health. Learn more about the Mental Health and Congregational Care Affinity Group and how you can be involved! 

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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Mental Health in the Church: Being a Prophetic Voice

February 18, 2016

For far too long, the subject of mental health still continues to be taboo in many African-American churches. Mental health has been the forbidden topic in several faith communities. My dream and vision is for the church to truly be a welcoming place for those caught in the throes of mental illness.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE, PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Mental Health, the Criminal Justice System, and the Church

This webinar sheds light on the complex relationship between mental health and the criminal justice system and sets the groundwork for the church to think differently about our response to, and relationship with, the prison population.

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Angela Whitenhill

Mental Health Initiative Manager
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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries