Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.
Pray for all those struggling with depression and who are not coping.
Pray for families as they support their loved ones, affording them patience and understanding.
Pray for all staff and volunteers working in the area of mental health.
Give thanks for volunteers who staff helplines to support those in need of advice and encouragement.
Give thanks for resources such as the Flourish materials and television campaign which promote the importance of seeking help and of talking through the issues.