Resources

Hotlines

Learn about Jesus: 1-888-NEED-HIM
Prayer and General Counseling: 1-866-599-2264
National Prayer Line: 1-800-4-PRAYER
Biblical Help for Youth in Crisis: 1-800-HIT-HOME
National Christian Counselors Association 1-941-388-6868
Grace Help Line 24 Hour Christian Service: 1-800-982-8032
For more hotlines, visit Please Live’s extensive hotline page


Self Help

Things Every New Christian Should Know

Mental Illness: Coping with the Holidays

Comfort from the Scriptures

Beware Satan's Secret Weapon: Unforgiveness

FICA: Personal Spiritual Assessment Tool

Coping with a Loved One's Depression

Mental Health in Challenging Times

Your Life Matters! To Others, To This World, To God

Who You Are in Christ

Recognizing and Defeating Your Enemy: The Devil

You Can Live a Victorious Christian Life

Breaking Spiritual Strongholds

THRIVE Workbook for Mental Health Recovery

STOP - The Way to Live a Victorious Christian Life

The Truth about Thoughts

20 Cans of Success


Help Others

How to help a Friend fight Depression

7 Things Christians Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who’s Depressed

First Steps: What to Do now that your Loved One has been Diagnosed with a Mental Illness

Daily Steps: Developing a Holistic Mental Health Care Plan for your Loved One

Difficult Steps: Navigating Destructive Behavior and Legal Issues with a Mentally Ill Loved One


Faith Leaders

Why Clergy and Spiritual Leaders May be Reluctant to Address Mental Health Issues

Mental Illness and College Students

Guidelines for Clergy: Providing Pastoral Care to Persons with Mental Illness and Their Family

Mental Health Information for Ministers

Understanding Your Role as a Faith Community Leader in Suicide Prevention

After Suicide: Recommendations for Religious Services and Other Public Memorial Services

Online Mental Health Training

Understanding Self Injury


Church Resources & Policies

NAMI FaithNet Brochure

Suicide: How Faith Communities Can Provide Hope and Promote Healing

Transforming Psychological Trauma: How Faith Communities Can Promote Healing

Creating Caring Congregations

1 in 4 Households in Your Church is Afraid to Tell You This Secret

Guidelines for Organizing a Successful Conference

Mental Illness Awareness Week Bulletin Insert

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder and How can Faith Communities Respond?

Mental Health in Challenging Times

May is Mental Health Month Bulletin Insert

Mental Illness in Youth and Adolescents Bulletin Insert

Creating Caring Congregations - a five step program

Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Response Video Series

After Suicide: Recommendations for Religious Services and Other Public Memorial Services

Checklist for Churches: Becoming a Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged (WISE) Congregation for Mental Health

Sample Church Suicide Prevention/Postvention Policy


Prayers

Prayers of the People for Mental Health

National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding

Mental Health Ministries Prayers