The mission of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors is to bring healing, hope, and wholeness to individuals, families, and communities by expanding and equipping spiritually grounded and psychologically informed care, counseling, and psychotherapy.
The AAPC website is intended to provide information for both association members and the public. ·
Created by clergy and laity of the Diocese of Atlanta and launched in May 2009, CareForTheTroops is a 501c3 non-profit "...meant to be an interfaith effort to help all who have mental health needs associated with the current and previous wars. ...primary target audiences are not only the military member and their immediate family, but also the entire extended family system, congregation and community leaders, and civilian mental health professionals to help them better understand the military culture and trauma, and thus be better equipped to help those in need."
CareForTheTroops was featured in the July 2009 issue of "EMIN News" ·
The committee's mission is to "…seek to live out the reconciling love of Jesus by offering educational programs and networking resources so that the Church may be a welcoming sanctuary for people living with mental illness." Their work includes helping congregations in the Diocese of Virginia find ways to include those affected by mental illness in the life of the Church, connecting parishes with local and regional volunteer opportunities, providing educational resources and events in order to eliminate the stigma of mental illness. ·
The site of Pastor Todd Peperkorn (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod), author of the book, I Trust When Dark My Road: A Lutheran View of Depression.
A short article about Peperkorn's book appeared in the July 2009 issue of "EMIN News." ·
An online institute for the promotion of spiritual growth founded by Episcopal priest and spiritual director Barbara Cawthorne Crafton.
The September 2011 issue of "EMIN News" featured an interview with Rev. Crafton about her her 2009 book "Jesus Wept: When Faith and Depression Meet." ·
A ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, Charlotte-based Thompson Child & Family Focus provides a wide range of prevention- and treatment-focused mental and behavioral healthcare services for children and families. ·
Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the organization describes itself as "an inter-faith coalition of faith communities dedicated to increasing understanding of mental illness through Education, Advocacy, and Support." ·
Pathways to Promise is an interfaith cooperative of many faith groups ... a resource center which offers liturgical and educational materials, program models, caring ministry with people experiencing a mental illness and their families. ·
A ministry of outreach and care for people with mental illness, especially those who live on the streets. Training programs for clergy and laity to develop mental health ministry within faith congregations.
Based in Seattle, Washington ·
The mission of Mental Health Ministries is to provide educational resources to help erase the stigma of mental illness in our faith communities and help congregations become caring congregations for persons living with a mental illness and their families. ·