Helping you, help others – That is our mission. The Mental Health Gateway is a resource for clergy designed to provide you with the information, tools and resources needed to effectively assist individuals with mental health difficulties who may seek your support and guidance.
We believe that those living with mental health difficulties and disorders deserve the opportunity to live fulfilling lives. It is our hope that the information you find here will be helpful to you in your ministry. Development and support for the Mental Health Gateway are provided by the Hope and Healing Center & Institute.
The Hope and Healing Center (HHC)
The Hope and Healing Center is a comprehensive mental health resource dedicated to transforming lives and restoring hope through education, training, and supportive services. The HHC takes a holistic approach to wellness that focuses on strengthening the physical, mental, spiritual, and relational health of families and individuals across the full cycle of life, from birth through elder-hood. The Center welcomes people of all faiths and individuals across the full cycle of life, from birth through elder-hood.
The Hope and Healing Institute (HHI)
The Hope and Healing Institute is a collaboration of scholars involved with transformative research with greater purpose bridging the gap between the mental health and faith communities. At the HHI, scholars and research fellows are involved in the development of resources, programs, and supportive services that strengthen the physical, mental, spiritual, and relational health of families and individuals. Work in the Institute is focused around four research initiatives: Child and Adolescent Wellbeing; Building Healthy Families and Relationships; Successful Aging and Later Life; Promoting Mental Health and Recovery.
John S. Dunn Foundation
The John S. Dunn Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to supporting organizations in the greater Houston area that provide for those in need. The Dunn Foundation’s current focus is supporting nursing programs, healthcare clinics for the underserved, mental health programs, and medical research and education. Funding for the Mental Health Gateway was generously provided by the Dunn Foundation.