Welcome to the UCC Mental Health Network

The United Church of Christ Mental Health Network works to reduce stigma and promote the inclusion of people with mental illnesses/brain disorders and their families in the life, leadership and work of congregations. We envision a future in which people with mental illnesses feel welcomed, supported, valued and included in their congregations.

Sacred Crossings: Intersectionality and Mental Health

Recent posts to The Journey blog

Fall Blues as A Liminal Space for Solidarity by Rev. Nancy Rosas

A few days ago, I had a phone visit with a dear friend who is a visual artist and who loves using her body to tell stories. We met in Denver, CO and while we both lived there, we connected through our love for our culture, and our love of visual and performative arts and […]

Health is Health by Kirk Moore

I’m not too old.  I’m also not young.  I’m healthy most of the time.  But not always, and maybe not as much as I thought. The last couple of years have been taxing on my health.  Changed patterns, added stress in some places, reduced in others, significant changes in the way people engage or don’t […]

Five Ways to Celebrate Your Beloved Bodymind this Fall by Rev. Dr. Rachael Keefe

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month and most folx expect that I will write something about this. And, I am, just not quite so directly as you might anticipate. It’s no secret that there is an ever-increasing number of people living with depression and anxiety along with several other challenges to wellness. Recently, I’ve heard […]