Community in Crisis seeks to lead and unite communities to reduce the incidence and consequences of the misuse of substances through education, prevention and holistic support in an environment free of stigma.
Combatting substance use disorders isn’t easy. Our ‘it takes a village’ approach means that individuals and families in need of help will feel supported all along their journey. Whether it’s prevention education in the schools or sober socialization opportunities for our recovery community, we’re here to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle filled with connection and hope.
Supporting healthy grieving is an essential element of any faith community’s life together.
Working Through Grief: A Self-Care Handbook
Gives readers a clear understanding of the grieving process, validates the emotions they’re experiencing, and dispels common myths about grief. Interactive exercises help readers cope effectivly with grief and include: Keeping a journal of thoughts and emotions, tracking and maintaining their health, handling legal and financial matters, developing a plan for healing. Available in Spanish.
Helping Your Child Work Through Grief: A Parent’s Handbook
Sensitive guide explains the different ways in which children ages 6-12 perceive and handle grief at various stages of development. Hands-on features include: pages for parents to record and evaluate their own views about death and grieving, exercises parents and children can share, such as assembling a scrapbook, creating a collage, writing about the deceased loved one, and more. Fill-in sections, work sheets and other interactive features make handbooks ideal for ongoing reference. Available in Spanish.
Other books / resources:
With Sighs Too Deep For Words: Grace and Depression, A. Robert Hirschfeld.
Grace is A Pre-Existing Condition: Faith, Systems, and Mental Healthcare, David Finnegan-Hosey
Tracks of a Fellow Struggler: Living and Growing through Grief, John R. Claypool