Mental Health Task Force

The goal of the Mental Health Task Force is to promote mental health education, resources, advocacy and inclusiveness through faith-based activities, both within and outside the congregation. For more information or to learn how you can get involved, please contact us.

Upcoming Events:

Hope in the Eye of the Storm

 

Hope in the Eye of the Storm:
Knowing God is Good Even When Life Isn’t

April 23 & May 7 | 9:45 AM in Room 120

This two-part presentation will be given by Word of Peace member and emergency chaplain, Steve Carlson. 

April 23: Crisis Events

  • 911/emergency response
  • The chaplain’s role in crisis events 

May 7: Asking the Big Questions

  • Why do bad things happen?
  • Why does God allow bad things to happen?
  • What are human’s and God’s roles when bad
    things happen? 

Basic Facts and Myths of Memory Loss
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association

April 30 | 9:45 AM in Room  120

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's' disease, memory loss or dementia, it's time to  learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association. 

Resources

Mental Health Resources 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness for Youth

Minnesota Association of Children's Mental Health

The Pacer Center (advocacy group for children with disabilities)

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

The Trevor Project  (crisis intervention for LGBTQ youth)

Resources for Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line (confidential support for veterans in crisis and their families)

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (connecting servicemembers and their families with community support, training, services and resources)

Quilts of Valor (request a quilt for a service member)

County Resources

Wright County

Hennepin County

Sherburne County