In Our Own VoiceFollowing Rev. Josh’s sermon on mental health on the same day, the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) will host “In Our Own Voice,” a presentation by two trained speakers who are in recovery from a mental illness. They share personal stories and show a video depicting the challenges of living with a mental illness and demonstrating hope for treatment and recovery. Co-sponsored with Mental Health Ministry.Sunday, 1/29, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Sign up by calling the church office, 860-646-5151 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, course name and date.
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.
Mind Your Health 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 email@example.com.
Mental Health Caregivers Support Network is a support network for caregivers and families/friends of people with mental health issues. We meet as a group twice a year for a summit to discuss ideas of what members would like to do in the next six months and to affirm contact information within the group.
If you would like to get involved, have questions, or just want to talk, contact the office at 860-646-5151 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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.