Community Conversations About Mental Health

Community Conversations About Mental Health provides information on how to hold a community dialogue that breaks down misconceptions and builds awareness and support around mental health issues.

Community Conversations Toolkit

The Toolkit for Community Conversations About Mental Health contains briefs, guides, and other resources designed to help people promote mental health and access to treatment and recovery services within their communities.

Additional Resources for Community Leaders

Information for Faith-Based and Community Leaders
Increasing awareness of mental health issues and making it easier for people to seek help will take partners working together. Faith and community leaders can play a significant role in helping to educate individuals and families about mental health. These talking points can help faith leaders develop messages for their congregations and communities about the importance of mental health.

Everyone Can Play a Role in the Conversation about Mental Health: Fact Sheet for Faith-Based Communities
Faith and community leaders can play a significant role in helping to educate individuals and families about mental health. This fact sheet can help communities and congregations raise awareness about mental health issues and emphasize the importance of people to seek help when needed. This fact sheet can be used as a bulletin insert or announcement to faith communities about the importance of mental health issues in our communities.

Mayors' Resource Guide on Behavioral Health Issues
Provides valuable information to help mayors ensure that everyone in their community has the best chance to succeed by addressing the behavioral health needs of their communities. Includes information about how good behavioral health benefits communities, and how to engage your community in a conversation about behavioral health.

Last Updated: 08/29/2014