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To: Priests, deacons, parish bulletin editors, respect life ministers
From: Maggie Rousseau, Director, Disabilities Ministry
October 3-9, 2021 is Mental Illness Awareness Week.
Two informative webinars are being offered in both English and Spanish by the National Catholic Partnership on Disability:
Tuesday, October 5, at 2 p.m.
Stigma: A mark of disgrace?
Tuesday, October 12, 4:30-5 p.m.
Together for Mental Health: Awareness and Action for a Culture of Acceptance
Register at: https://ncpd.org/togethermentalhealth
For more information on promoting the meaningful participation of persons with disabilities in the church and society, consider checking out the resources at the National Catholic Partnership on Disability website found at ncpd.org.
For Priests and Deacons:
For a related homily, please see: A Homily about Mental Illness | NCPD – National Catholic Partnership on Disability
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (YMHFA) available in Spanish
The Disabilities Ministry in collaboration with Georgia State University received a grant to provide Youth Mental Health First Aid in Spanish for families, parish staff and community partners living in Gwinnett County. To host a training, please contact me at email@example.com.