Care Resources

The resources below may be helpful if you find yourself struggling with various issues as a result of COVID-19 or the resulting time spent in isolation or close proximity to others.  We will be adding additional resources addressing various issues over time.

VIDEOS

How to Protect Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis (1 hr) – Dr. Caroline Leaf

Mental Illness in the Bible (6 mins) Rev. Talitha Arnold, Senior Minister, The United Church of Santa Fe (United Church of Christ)

Tools for Living in Crisis: “Doing Life Right” During Difficult Seasons (40 mins) – Dr. John Townsend

Tools for Living in Crisis: Vulnerability: Key for Stress Reduction (30 mins) – Dr. John Townsend

When Quoting Scripture is not Enough: A Message to the Church (5 mins) Sheila Walsh, Bestselling Author, and Speaker

PODCASTS

Being Psychologically Healthy During Times of Crisis – Boundaries.Me by Dr. Henry Cloud

How to Deal with Uncertainty and Insecurity During This Pandemic – Cleaning Up the Mental Mess by Dr. Caroline Leaf

ARTICLES

Meditation and Self-Care During COVID-19 by Hillary McBride, Sanctuary Mental Health

Taking Care of Mental Health During COVID-19 – American Foundation of Suicide Prevention

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

E-BOOKS

The Anxious Thought Guide by Jennie Allen – A low-grade anxiety has held all of us captive for way too long. Let’s fight back. Download this tool – I hope it’s really helpful to capture our thoughts and let them not spiral out of control. We do control our thoughts. They do not control us.

BOOKS

Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness by Matthew S. Stanford

Switch on Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health by Dr. Caroline Leaf

The Fight of your Life by Tim Clinton

Wired For Intimacy by William Struthers

Safe People by Henry Cloud

People Fuel by John Townsend

ORGANIZATIONS

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – COVID 19 Resources

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

Mental Health Grace Alliance

Pathways to Promise

NATIONAL RESOURCE NUMBERS

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

NAMI Helpline – 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

National Center for PTSD