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There is a mental health crisis in the United States with nearly one in four young adults being treated for a mental health condition in 2021. The number of people diagnosed with anxiety and depression has also increased by more than 25% over the past few years.
“I would encourage anyone to join in the One Night event… It allows us to look outside of ourselves and see how we can be more like Jesus.”
“We have long wanted to offer specialized care and intentional resources to those struggling with mental illness in our community,” says Coley, “and The Outreach Program is our answer to that.”
Under the direction of Pastor Matthew Haberman, Director of Spiritual Care, a space has been set aside for those who seek peace and prayer throughout the day.
In 2020 alone, 1 in 5 US adults experienced a mental illness. Among adolescents aged 12-17, 1 in 6 experienced a major depressive episode. With the continuing coronavirus pandemic, climate anxiety, and other stressors on the rise, mental health concerns are only projected to increase.
Read on to find out why our mental health matters, and how mental illness is a disproportionate burden on those of us facing homelessness and poverty.
At 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021, The Rescue Mission’s Charis House will formally dedicate the naming of the building, in perpetuity, as The Gladys & Carolyn C. Wolf Charis House.
After coming to Fort Wayne for a job, Stan found himself in a drunken spiral.
Battling many addictions, Anthony had hit rock bottom and needed a change.
It is difficult to see someone living on the streets. It makes us uncomfortable. It’s a life that’s nearly impossible for most of us to imagine, to understand what it’s like to have no home. But, homelessness is more than not having shelter.
Robert was an alcoholic his whole life. He received his first DWI when he was only 16 years old. He lost his daughter when she was ten months old.
Consumed by alcohol for 35 years, Lance was living in true darkness. He had no sense of reality and felt he had lost complete control over his life.