Hope & Healing: A practical toolkit for faith and community leaders in the face of the opioid epidemic

American Red Cross:

Catholic Health Association Resources

  • One great example is Improving the Lives of Older Adults through Faith Community Partnerships: Healing Body, Mind and Spirit booklet: This 25-page booklet makes the case for greater partnership between health care organizations and faith communities in service to the elder populations they serve. It provides examples of current partnerships, suggestions for how to get started and shares relevant websites and resources. The document’s use is recommended for community benefit professionals, population health leaders, mission leaders, Faith Community Nurse coordinators at health systems and Faith Community Nurses.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA): National Center on Caregiving

HHS/CMS Resources

New Videos: CMS has produced three videos which can be shown in your congregation or community setting. Each video highlights national faith and community leaders sharing basic information about open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace:

Health Insurance Marketplace!

From Coverage to Care Health Insurance Tools:

Other Resources:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Living with a Mental Health Condition – Several resources are available on this page including:
    • Getting help paying for medications
    • Taking Care of Your Body
    • Succeeding at Work
    • Faith and Spirituality
    • Understanding Health Insurance
    • Managing Stress
    • Finding a Mental Health Professional

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources. The toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to everyone. The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889. All calls are confidential. Learn more on the NSPL’s website.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)