Faith and spiritual communities have diverse views on mental health and substance use as it relates to their belief systems. Mental Health First Aid educates faith leaders and communities about common mental health and substance use challenges, as well as an action plan to help faith populations.
“Hello, I am the protective factor,” was the unorthodox greeting I recently received following congregational prayer in my local mosque. The elderly gentleman who approached me was a participant in a Mental Health First Aid class a few weeks prior. He went on to explain that in the class he learned that youth need to feel close to at least one adult as a protective […]...Read More August 10