Do you feel equipped to serve those struggling with mental illness?

Gateway to Hope is an evidence-based training–providing you with tested tools and ongoing support to help you compassionately support those in distress and build and restore lives to health and wholeness. Training is organized to focus on key aspects of your mental health ministry and provides expert resources for any situation.

Gateway to Hope is a comprehensive, interactive training for empowering, educating and equipping clergy and peers with the tools to respond to those in distress and help build a community-based response to the mental health crisis our country faces. The following trainings are offered:

  • Empower is a half-day interactive workshop offered free of charge and open to all faith communities. Participants will be able to support their faith community/organization’s efforts to reduce stigma, respond to those with mental illness and connect those in need with professional care.
  • Transform – Support groups are essential to recovery and care. Following Transform, participants will be able to support their faith community /organization’s efforts to reduce stigma and build a supportive community as a Transform Group Facilitator.
  • Renew is a 4-day intensive training for those who have completed Empower and Transform training. Following Renew, participants will be able to support their faith community /organization’s efforts to reduce stigma by being becoming a Peer Mental Health Coach.

Get more information about upcoming training.

Get Help

Mental health care professionals can help you achieve your recovery goals but finding the right one requires research. Use the links below to search for mental health care providers in your area.


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