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Integrating Mental Health into the Life of the Church

This event will explore ways churches can integrate mental health in the context of the every day ministries of the church. We will address how mental health stigma impacts people of faith, strategies for engaging conversations around issues of mental health, and risk areas to attend to when navigating mental health concerns.

Event Recordings

From: February 15, 2023

Recording Passcode: Brown0215!
Recording Expiration: March 17, 2023

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From: February 21, 2023

Recording Passcode: Brown0221!
Recording Expiration: March 24, 2023

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This workshop will be offered twice to provide scheduling flexibility for participants. Participants do not need to attend both sessions.

About the instructor
Jessica Young Brown

Dr. Jessica Young Brown is a licensed clinical psychologist who works as clinician, educator, consultant, and speaker. Her research and clinical work focus on making mental health accessible and equitable for people in marginalized communities, and equipping mental health professionals to better serve these communities. She specializes in the integration of issues of faith with mental health, supporting individuals and faith communities in understanding how spiritual and religious systems impact mental and emotional wellness. Dr. Brown’s areas of interest and expertise include the impact of racism and race-related stress on mental health, generational and cultural trauma, and the intersection of faith and mental health. In addition to various peer reviewed and popular media articles, Dr. Brown is the author of Making Space at the Well: Mental Health and the Church.