The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has established a Mental Health Project to further encourage and inspire us as communities of understanding.
It aims to increase spiritual and pastoral support in our Catholic communities for those with mental health challenges, their families and carers. The lead bishop for the Mental Health Project is Bishop Richard Moth.
World Mental Health Day raises public awareness about mental health issues. The day promotes more open discussion of mental health needs and advances in prevention and treatment services for mental illness.
The Mental Health Project of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has been raising awareness of St Dymphna – the patron saint of those with mental or nervous disorders or mental illness and of the St Dymphna befriending project – a support group for those with mental health challenges. This short film tells you more…
Third Thursday Time: Mental Wellbeing Sessions (TTT) is a monthly café run by a small group at Holy Cross Parish, Catford, London. TTT offers friendship, a listening ear, information, quiet space, activities, prayer and more to anyone in the local area who might be in need.