Building and sustaining supportive groups within your faith community for individuals with mental illness as well as family members is critical in today’s environment where many wait for professional care. You will be trained in our curriculum and guided in launching and nurturing your own groups.Reach Out to Us
Gateway to Hope is offered free of charge —regardless of group size—at your location and training is conducted by a mental health coach who guides your progress and supports you in deepening your mental health ministry.
A mental disorder is a medical condition that affects the way a person thinks, feels, and copes with the ordinary demands and routines of day-to-day life. Mental disorders are more common than you think. One in five adults, an estimated 54 million Americans, suffer from some type of mental disorder, and one in 17 adults live with a serious mental illness.
Researchers recognize more than 200 mental health conditions with multiple linking causes such as genetics, traumatic life experiences, biochemical processes, and brain structure can all play a part in the onset of a mental disorder.
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.Learn More
Grace for the Aﬄicted is written to educate Christians about mental illness from both biblical and scientific perspectives by Matthew Stanford, PhD , CEO of the Hope and Healing Center and Institute.Learn More