Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Chances to explore mental health and wellness

If you are lucky, you were able to attend the Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health’s final event of 2018, “Flourish.” It was a chance to reflect on the ICMH’s achievements in 2018, and to reaffirm how important is the Coalition’s networking.

This spring there are many opportunities to discuss mental illness, the relation between religion and wellness, and institutions such as insurance. Start with the Interfaith Coalition fr Mental Health’s monthly luncheons (bring $5 for lunch) … and keep talking at other events.


Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health Luncheons

Each Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health luncheon concentrates on a specific mental health practice or accessible tool individuals can use in their congregations. Together, the luncheons outline a “core curriculum” of how best to address basic, ubiquitous mental health needs of faith communities. The curriculum is designed so that individuals who attend every luncheon will be generally equipped and knowledgeable about mental health community resources.

Jun 19 @ 11:45 am – 1:30 pm Krannert Hall, Indiana Interchurch Center
How effective are prison ministries at addressing mental health problems of prisoners during and after their incarceration? Each Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health luncheon concentrates on a specific mental health practice or accessible tool individuals can use in their congregations. Together, the luncheons outline a “core

Other events about mental health and wellness

May 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am Care to Change
Is one of your loved ones struggling with anxiety or depression and you aren’t sure how to help? Come learn what you can do to make a difference.
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am Care to Change
Learn if your loved one is considering suicide and what you can do to help.
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral
Addiction touches many people’s lives, but it is something that few of us really discuss. Addiction should not be battled alone! It impacts the individual, family, and community-we all know someone who is affected by an addiction of some sort. Please join Archbishop Thompson and
Sep 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Care to Change Counseling
Care to Change tackles hard topics with church leaders at this quarterly roundtable. September 17th topics include mental health and suicide. How to recognize signs, how to intervene, and how to resopnd when suicide strikes your church. Space is limited and breakfast is provided so

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