THRIVE: Learning to mind your mental health

Saturday, may 22 | 10:00am

…for God did not give you a spirit of fear but of love power and a sound mind. – (2Tim 1:6-7) 



As New Community honors May as Mental Health Awareness Month, we will be presenting this special event live in-person and online to raise awareness of the need for good mental health and to normalize mental health check-ins, to help remove the stigma associated with mental illness on individuals ranging from issues of a too busy life, to unresolved childhood trauma to anger issues to mental illness issues of clinical diagnosis of very serious mental health breakdowns, and to offer hope and encouragement that help is available if action is taken. 


Limited, in-person seating will be available for this event.  
It will also be available via livestream on New Community's YouTube page.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT
IN-PERSON ON SATURDAY, MAY 22ND.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

dr. Stephanie Ford

Dr. Stephanie JW Ford, Professor

Liberty University Counselor Education and Family Studies

 

Proprietor: Psychology of the Western Reserve (POWR), LLC

 

Dr. Stephanie JW Ford is a servant of Christ who utilizes her skills and knowledge in psychology, counselor education, research, and service to promote the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Stephanie has twenty-years of experience as an online and hybrid university professor and  administrator.  Recently she co-authored Bricks to Clicks Best Practices to Transition from the Classroom to Online; as a rapid response to aid educators at the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic.  

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans struggle with mental illness and millions more are impacted by their struggle?

20% of young adults suffer with anxiety and depression and suicide is the second leading cause of death for those 15-24 years old.


New Community Bible Fellowship is helping to erase the stigma around mental illness by providing resources from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to help those in need. If you struggle with mental illness or know someone that does, please visit https://namigreatercleveland.org/ for more information and helpful resources or call the Cleveland NAMI helpline at 216-875-7776.


WE CAN DO THIS BECAUSE WE ARE STRONGER–TOGETHER!