Thrive Weekend of Faith for Mental Health
Thrive Weekend of Faith has grown into a nation-wide initiative. The theme is mental health. Learn how your congregation can participate the weekend Thursday May 16 to Sunday May 19.
This message comes from Aisha Doris, Senior Advisor for Partnerships and Advocacy, Office of ThriveNYC:
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As the month of May quickly approaches, so is our fourth annual Weekend of Faith for Mental Health. The weekend will take place on Thursday, May 16th – Sunday, May 19th in communities all across America.
During these four days, we are asking houses of worship and community organizations to dedicate part of their services or programming to talking, teaching, preaching, or posting about destigmatizing mental illness, stress, and depression.
As active Interfaith Coalitions and Alliances we hope you can participate within your own communities and share this message with organizations within your network.
We have attached our Weekend of Faith for Mental Health Toolkit to this email to help guide your activities for the weekend. In addition, we will be hosting a prep session call to guide community organizations, staff and clergy members.
The prep session call will be hosted on:
Tuesday, May 14th – 2:00-3:00pm — 515-604-9802 / 800804
We encourage all leaders to lend their voices to help people learn more about these challenges. Together we can eliminate the stigma of mental illness and addiction, and promote available resources in our communities.
Senior Advisor for Partnerships and Advocacy
Office of ThriveNYC
ADoris@thrive.nyc.gov │ 212-748-0360