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FaithWorks is faith-inspired action energizing the mental health movement

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Mental Health Conference

 
 

State Mental Health Crisis

The annual FaithWorks Mental Health Conference is open to metro Atlanta clergy, faith leaders, mental health advocates, and interested members of the public. 

The purpose of the conference is to heighten awareness of current issues in mental health, increase compassion fBox2Imageor those who are struggling, and equip participants to serve communities better by utilizing existing resources and building effective partnerships.

Several hundred clergy, lay ministers and mental health advocates have attended this popular annual event. To learn more about this year's topics, speakers, and benefits of participation, click here.

The current crisis in our state mental health system impacts thousands of Georgia residents.

It is a crisis that affects us personally because it affects families — ours, and those of our friends and neighbors.

It is a crisis that calls for action. A call, that as people of faith, we are uniquely prepared to meet because of our commitment to help those in need.

Read articles on the topic:
A Hidden Shame (AJC, 1/7/07)
State Mental Health Chaos (AJC, 7/9/08)
A Better Solution (AJC, 1/6/09)

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Learn more about the FaithWorks Annual Mental Health Conference

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