Mental illness can affect anyone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental disorder in any given year. Help us spread the important message that mental illnesses are medical illnesses, and treatment is available.
‘Faith & Mental Health’- Bulletin insert for Mental Health Awareness Month is May. The United Methodist General Boards of Church & Society (GBCS) and Global Ministries (GBGM) have created a new resource for local congregations to observe Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The bulletin insert, “Faith & Mental Health — Creating Caring & Sharing Communities” is available free as a download. Click the image for more information.
The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.