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Switch to Forum Live View Starting a Mental Illness/Health Ministy at Church
3 years ago  ::  Dec 13, 2011 - 4:58PM #1
Pathfnd1
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Would anyone like to talk about starting a mental health/illness monistry in my church? There is not one yet, but I feel called to begin one, using NAMI as some support. I am still in the discernment/planning/strategy stages.
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3 years ago  ::  Jan 21, 2012 - 12:03AM #2
Karma_yeshe_dorje
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Officials need to be trained.
I suggest the following disciplines:
• advocacy;
• health;
• psychology;
• recreation; and
• welfare.
I have noticed social work students to be very willing to mix socially with mental health consumers.

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