BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
An Initiative of Christian Counseling Ministries of WNY
Reaching behind closed doors to illuminate and eliminate the stigma and secrecy of marital, family, and mental health-related crises & open pathways toward help, health, and healing.
To motivate, mentor, and support the local church body in addressing the growing mental health crises and needs of their communities from a holistic perspective, encompassing the physical, mental, social-emotional, relational, and spiritual health of the individuals, couples, and families they serve.
To mentor Christian leaders to identify and respond to the social-emotional and mental health-related needs of their members and local communities
Through quarterly meetings, open to church, para-church, and community leaders, CCM of WNY will provide education, training, and resources to assist leaders in addressing the mental health-related issues occurring behind closed doors in their circles of influence. CCM will facilitate discussions to determine the needs of leaders and create a community of support.
GOALS OF INITIATIVE
- To EXAMINE how churches and Christian organizations are addressing mental health-related issues in their circles of influence.
- To EDUCATE Christian leaders to identify marital, family, and mental health-related issues and needs in their churches, communities, and beyond.
- To EQUIP Christian leaders with the knowledge, skills, and resources to respond to the marital, family, and mental health-related issues and crises of their members and communities.
- To ELEVATE the Christian church as a place for healing where believers and non-believers can turn, in times of crisis, without fear of judgment, to receive hope, counsel, and restoration.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FUTURE EVENTS OR TO SCHEDULE A SPEAKER ON MENTAL HEALTH FOR YOUR CHURCH, YOUTH GROUP, OR ORGANIZATION, PLEASE CONTACT US:
at (716) 632-3200 or email email@example.com