Mental health services in faith communities: the role of clergy in black churches.

@article{Taylor2000MentalHS,
  title={Mental health services in faith communities: the role of clergy in black churches.},
  author={Robert J Taylor and Christopher G. Ellison and Linda M. Chatters and Jeffrey S. Levin and Karen D. Lincoln},
  journal={Social work},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={73-87}
}
A small but growing literature recognizes the varied roles that clergy play in identifying and addressing mental health needs in their congregations. Although the role of the clergy in mental health services delivery has not been studied extensively, a few investigations have attempted a systematic examination of this area. This article examines the research, highlighting available information with regard to the process by which mental health needs are identified and addressed by faith… CONTINUE READING

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