In Part 1 of this blog on Mental Health and Gun Violence, we sought to dispel some misunderstandings you might have about the conflation of mental illness and gun violence.
When I hear or read about mental health and gun violence, I can become defensive. And here is why.
We know that in a survey, 60% of Americans thought that people with schizophrenia were likely to act violently
Individual spirituality, faith communities and religious practices can help or hinder a person’s recovery from mental illnesses and traumatic experiences. Traditionally, mental health systems and systems partners have discouraged discussion about individual spirituality, faith communities and religious practices to the detriment
This past summer, Executive Director Dr. Jim Zahniser and David Wise of #DaveWiseMatters were featured on the popular website The Mighty. The Mighty focuses on positive stories of mental health recovery, individuals triumphing with physical and developmental disabilities, and overcoming
Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder founded Mental Health Ministries in 2001 to address the stigma of mental illness in our faith communities. Print and media resources are available at: mentalhealthministries.net
Based on the findings of the Surgeon General’s report on the magnitude