Fall, 2014 Mental Health Ministry Summit
and Holiday Gathering
Saturday, December 6th, 9:00 am to Noon at UUS:E
Twenty UUS:E members and friends came together for our recent bi-annual Mental Health Ministry Summit (and Holiday Gathering). We enjoyed an awesome brunch, conversation, deep reflection on the meaning of the Christmas holidays in our lives, and planning for future Mental Health Ministry programming.
Unitarian Universalist Society: East Mental Health Ministry
UUS:E’s Mental Health Ministry provides support and recommends resources to people who have, or have had, a mental health diagnosis in their lives, as well as people who are caring for family members and friends who have, or have had, such a diagnosis.
Mental Health Affinity Network is a support network that discusses various aspects of mental health/mental illness/brain dis-ease. If you would like to get involved, have questions, or just want to talk, contact 860-646-5151 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mental Health Caregivers Support Network is a support network for caregivers and families/friends of people with mental health issues. If you would like to get involved, have questions, or just want to talk, contact the office at 860-646-5151 or email@example.com.
Need advice on securing state and federal benefits related to mental illness? Contact Ida Gales at 860-646-5151.
Need advice on navigating school systems and accessing mental health resources for children? Contact Mary Young at 860-646-5151.
Want information on resources available through NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness)? Contact Sarah Karstaedt at 860-646-5151.
Watch our Adult Programs, Classes and Ongoing Groups pages for special events and classes.
Caring for each other in times of personal challenge or crisis is at the heart of our congregational culture and mission. In partnership with the minister, UUS:E’s Pastoral Care Committee helps us carry out this very important internal ministry. For more information, click here.