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

Tik Tok U Don’t Stop by Kirk Moore

That’s the phrase Rosie O’Donnell often uses to open or close the short videos she posts on the social media site TikTok.  WIth some of its inspiration from the short video posting service Vine from a decade ago, TikTok now has more than 689 million users worldwide and is growing quickly.  It’s largest user base […]

The Dog Days of Depression by the Rev. Dr. Sarah Lund

A person at my church believes that “dogs are one of the only animals that intentionally look at you in the eyes.” Our dog Fia, a boxer/poodle mix, will be six years old this fall and she has the most beautiful, deep, and soulful brown eyes. With a faithful dog at your side, life seems […]