The Church has a ready-made network of communities, buildings and pastoral contacts that can be utilised in helping to design and deliver appropriate and accessible services in collaboration with local communities.
The effects of mental health problems on both sufferers and those who care are huge. Nearly nine out of ten people with mental health problems have been affected by stigma and discrimination, particularly, during this time of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
During a time of heightened anxiety, with fears around health, prospects with employment and finances, it’s important to be as open and honest as possible with how you’re feeling. More resources can be found at this link.