I hosted a workshop for African American faith leaders. The workshop, which promotes minority mental health in Wichita, included a review of mental illnesses, resource materials, discussions and the opportunity to participate in research I’m conducting to understand how African Americans seek mental health treatment.

African American Faith Leader Workshop
African American Faith Leader Workshop

Attendees had the opportunity to share experiences with other clergy on how to counsel and refer, support and integrate those with mental illness, along with their family members, into local faith communities.

NAMI’s Sharing Hope presented local testimonials from an adult living with mental illness, a family member, and a clergy member living with mental illness.

Materials shared with attendees included:

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