The One Thing 312: How Can I Get Helpful Professional Support For People Needing Care in My Church?

“Referring people on to experts is an act of love”. Lauren Errington is asked about when is it a good time for someone to see someone professionally about a mental health issue.

She recommends asking ourselves:

  • Do you have the expertise?
  • Do you have the capacity and time to deal with this?
  • How do I have the conversation that someone needs some help?
  • Who should they see?


Reach Australia Care List. A list of resources that might help you.

The Family Systems Institute Website

The Mental Health and Pastoral Institute where Keith and Sarah Condie have some great resources.

The Better Access Scheme explained.


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