May is Mental Health Month and there are a number of resources and opportunities to help educate and train us to walk alongside, and care for, those who journey with mental health issues.
We have special prayer cards for you to lift prayers around the issues related to mental health and people whose journey includes mental illness.
May 16, 8a.m.-5p.m. — Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to teach citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge. May 17, 8a.m.-5p.m. — Adult Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public skills to help someone who is developing or experiencing a mental heath problem or crisis. Both courses are held at Alliance Behavioral Health, 414 E Main St., Durham. To register go to https://alliancebh.academy.reliaslearning.com/alliance-courses.aspx. For more resources go to www.mentalheathamerica.net/may