#1 Leading Cause of Disability in the World is Depression
and costs Americans
$193.2 Billion in lost earnings every year
Mental Health Knowledge Assessment
Pre and Post program mental health knowledge assesments are given to all participants. Non PII demographic data is collected to assess the effectiveness of the program and it’s content
General Mental Health Education
A two part 90 minute interactive mental illness overview is delivered where mental illness is defined, common mental illnesses are discussed and faith leader support for people with mental illness is reviewed.
Collaboration and Breakout Sessions
Participants are grouped and asked to come up with actionable ways to support their community’s mental health and wellness.
If available, a community voluteer will share their mental illness with the participants and be available for questions. This has proven to be very effective in addressing the stigma.