The right frame of mind

Why do some people with mental health issues feel marginalised by the Church, and what can we do to correct that?

Mental Health Month – Prayer of Intercession

Synod disability inclusion advocate Andy Calder has offered the following adapted prayer for use during Mental Health Week (7 -14 October) and Mental Health Month in Victoria (7 October to 6 November).

Mind fields

The October Crosslight feature looks at mental health in regional communities.

Mental health first aid and acting early

Early intervention is key to supporting congregation members experiencing mental illness, according to an accredited mental health first aid instructor.

Community minded

In this feature, Crosslight looks at the various mental health ministries offered by Uniting Church congregations and presbyteries.

Mental health shouldn’t be a lone struggle

This month, Crosslight welcomes Lionel Parrott, member of Yarra Yarra Presbytery Mental Health Network and part of the steering committee for a major new report, for its guest editorial.