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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

The Importance of Being Supportive

Rev. Mary Alice Do   |   September 08, 2016

A few years ago, I was having serious suicidal thoughts. My therapist was out of town, so I talked with my pastor. After we talked for a while, I shared with her that I always find strength and comfort in the belief that God shares in my pain and I am not alone.

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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Shining the Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness Sunday

Rev. Mary Alice Do   |   October 14, 2015

Because one in five people will have a mental illness during any given year, many people and their families are affected in our congregations. It is important that church leaders speak up about mental illness and recovery so people know it is okay to talk about it and ask for help when they have problems.

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Combating Mass Incarceration through Bail Reform Webinar
LEARNING / TRAINING

Combating Mass Incarceration through Bail Reform

February 21, 2019

Join us as we explore the present bail system in the United States and the ways The Bail Project is fighting wealth-based detention. Learn how you and your congregation can get involved.

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L. Christine Koetting

Associate Vice President of Accounting
ADVOCACY, YOUNG ADULTS, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY

Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center is a not-for-profit agency that seeks to provide resources and assistance to individuals and their families that will empower them to live a successful and purposeful life.