COVID-19 Impacts Mental Health and Wellness

Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During COVID-19 Pandemic – United States, June 24-30, 2020

The statistics are staggering. This same CDC study has shown increased prevalence of adverse mental health outcomes, substance abuse and suicidal ideation related to COVID-19 in all age groups and all races.

At the heart of a mental health ministry is to welcome those suffering, work towards understanding the struggle, and offer a foundation of spiritual support to promote healing and well-being. Experiencing grace and renewal of life is possible through our efforts to walk side by side with all struggling.

Let’s start the discussion by participating in our Mental Health Survey – to be released February 15, 2021