Tending to Our Community

“Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you stand is holy ground.” – Exodus 3:5

Visiting people with mental illness is entering sacred ground, as you are going into a place of great vulnerability. This pamphlet will help you walk that path by moving you through your own apprehensions, and by providing resources and tips for a successful visit. You do not need special skills or experience to visit people with mental illness; you just need your innate human kindness, empathy, humor, curiosity, and common sense.

Download the full guide to visiting people who live with mental illness.