Pathways to Hope
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Pathways to Hope

  • The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you're in San Antonio, Texas Aug 11/12, check out this free, city-wide mental health event! Great keynote speakers, panel discussions, and breakout topics! Don't miss out!

For more information, visit their website here.

For more information about Pathways to Hope, click here.

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Grace Live: How to Facilitate Effective Mental Health Peer Groups
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Grace Live: How to Facilitate Effective Mental Health Peer Groups

GraceLive is a free, live webinar hosted by the Grace Alliance, covering topics about mental health, faith, tips and tools and more!

*This special GraceLive Support is an interactive webinar for those facilitating and participating in Living Grace Groups and for those interested starting mental health support groups for those living with a mental health difficulty or disorder. 

JULY 11, 6-6:30 PM CST // 7-7:30 PM EST

Topic: How to Facilitate Effective Mental Health Peer Groups

Don’t miss out on this informative and practical webinar covering:

+ Why and what is preventing people with stressful mental health challenges from receiving real support.

+ How support groups for those living with mental health challenges are drastically aiding in mental health recovery, restoring relationships, and creating new futures.

+ A live and interactive time to answer your questions … for anyone facilitating Living Grace Groups or looking to start a group. 

What do you think about this topic?

Email us at info@mhgracealliance.org and tell us what you think is preventing support, why these support groups work, and any questions you have! We will be able to share your thoughts and answer your questions live on the program. 

Hosts:

Joe Padilla - Co-Founder/CEO of The Grace Alliance

Guest Panelist

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GraceLive: How to Build Effective Family & Marriage Mental Health Groups
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

GraceLive: How to Build Effective Family & Marriage Mental Health Groups

GraceLive is a free, live webinar hosted by the Grace Alliance, covering topics about mental health, faith, tips and tools and more!

*This special GraceLive Support is an interactive webinar for those facilitating and participating in Family Grace Groups and those interested starting mental health support groups for families.

JUNE 6, 6-6:30 PM CST // 7-7:30 PM EST

Topic: How to Build Effective Family & Marriage Mental Health Groups

Don’t miss out on this informative and practical webinar covering:

+ Overall understanding of the common stressors and needs for families and marriages learning to build hope with their loved ones mental health condition. 

+ Unique insight about how family support groups can immediately begin to advance an individual's own personal well-being, improve their relationships with their loved one, and even aid their loved one's mental health recovery.

+ A live and interactive time to answer your questions … for anyone facilitating Family Grace Groups or looking to start a group. 

What do you think about this topic that we can share live? 

Email us at info@mhgracealliance.org and tell us what you think the family stressors are, how family support groups bring real hope, and any questions you have! We will be able to share your thoughts and answer your questions live on the program.

Host:

Joe Padilla - Co-Founder/CEO of The Grace Alliance

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Grace Live: Starting a Mental Health Support Group in Your Church
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Grace Live: Starting a Mental Health Support Group in Your Church

Grace Live is a free, live webinar hosted by the Grace Alliance, covering topics about mental health, faith, tips and tools and more!

MAY 9, 6-6:30 PM CST // 7-7:30 PM EST

Topic: Starting a Mental Health Support Group in Your Church

*This webinar is NOT the training for how to facilitate a Grace Group, which will be released with the Grace Academy on May 1 (more info here).  This webinar will provide additional tips for the process of starting the group in your church.

This webinar will...

+ Discuss why it's important to create a place of mental health support in the church.

+ Discover tools to help you start and maintain a mental health support group in your church.

+ Receive specific tips and ideas to help start your group.

+ Ask questions and receive live answers!

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/e4d081bb016487558c34be5db4a05ad8

Hosts:

Natalie Franks - Grace Alliance Director of Programs & Development

Casey Pruet - Grace Alliance Director of Programs & Marketing 

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Grace Live: Mental Illness & College
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Grace Live: Mental Illness & College

Grace Live is a free, live webinar hosted by the Grace Alliance, covering topics about mental health, faith, tips and tools and more!

APRIL 25, 6-6:30 PM CST // 7-7:30 PM EST

Topic: Mental Illness & College

+ Discuss the mental health realities that students are facing in college.

+ Discover the hope for mental health recovery in a university setting.

+ Receive tips for pursuing mental health care in college.

+ Ask questions and receive live answers!

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/dddbdfc696a55d417c24e00bf0acd2b8

Hosts:

Natalie Franks - Executive Director of Programs & Development of The Grace Alliance

Casey Pruet - Executive Director of Programs & Marketing of The Grace Alliance

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You Are Enough: A Conference on the Church & Mental Health
Apr
21
to Apr 22

You Are Enough: A Conference on the Church & Mental Health

  • First Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at You Are Enough: A Conference on the Church & Mental Health, where Grace Alliance Co-founder/CEO, Joe Padilla, will be the keynote speaker.

This conference is hosted by Hope Authentic, an organization that exists in Fresno, CA to help build a bridge between the local faith communities and existing mental health resources.  

For more information and to register, click here.

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Grace Live: Mental Illness & Marriage
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Grace Live: Mental Illness & Marriage

Grace Live is a free, live webinar hosted by the Grace Alliance, covering topics about mental health, faith, tips and tools and more!

APRIL 11, 6-6:30 PM CST // 7-7:30 PM EST

Topic: Mental Illness & Marriage

+ Discuss the main challenges couples are facing, perspectives from both sides and why couples feel isolated.

+ Discover the keys to making marriage work, even in the toughest circumstances.

+ Receive specific tips and ideas to help you create a healthier marriage.

+ Ask questions and receive live answers!

*This topic will dive deeper into many of the topics found in the Family and Living Grace Group workbooks

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/c8146d51b23d597b4ac87b605f06faf5

Hosts:

Natalie Franks - Director of Programs & Development of The Grace Alliance

Joe Padilla - Co-founder / CEO of The Grace Alliance

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Grace Live: Mental Illness is Not Your Fault
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Grace Live: Mental Illness is Not Your Fault

Grace Live is a free, live webinar hosted by the Grace Alliance, covering topics about mental health, faith, tips and tools and more! 

MARCH 28, 6-6:30 PM CST // 7-7:30 PM EST

Topic: Mental Illness is Not Your Fault

+ Discuss misconceptions associated with faith and mental illness, the impact those views have, and why these views persist.

+ Discover a more helpful view of suffering and where God is in light of mental illness.

+ Receive tips to help you relieve guilt, shame, and other pains to see hope and joy despite the illness or severity of the situation.

+ Ask questions and receive live answers!

*This topic will dive deeper into many of the topics found in the Family and Living Grace Group workbooks.

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/dc98b67d882631684ac87b605f06faf5

Hosts:

Joe Padilla - CoFounder / CEO of The Grace Alliance

Margie Atwood - Family member with a loved-one with a mental illness, widow survivor of cancer, 40+ years of biblical teaching and pastoral counseling, and advisory counsel for churches and mission organizations. Margie was one of the original members who helped pilot the original Family Grace Group

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Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Living + Family Grace Group Training (CT)

Join us for a live, online training for anyone interested in facilitating a Family Grace Group and Living Grace Group, which includes:

  • 2.5 hr interactive training
  • 10 Family Grace Group workbooks
  • 10 Living Grace Group workbooks
  • Family Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)
  • Living Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)

Click below to purchase this training or visit our Training Store for more information.

Deadline for sign-ups (payments): Tuesday, February 7

*Only one purchase necessary per church/group being trained. Additional materials can be purchased here.

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Feb
7
12:00 PM12:00

Living Grace Group Training (12PM-2PM PST)

Join us for a live, online training for anyone interested in facilitating a Living Grace Group, which includes:

  • 2 hr interactive training
  • 10 Living Grace Group workbooks
  • Living Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)

Click below to purchase this training or visit our Training Store for more information.

Deadline for sign-ups (payments): Thursday, February 2

*Only one purchase necessary per church/group being trained. Additional materials can be purchased here.

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Feb
3
12:00 PM12:00

Family Grace Group Training (12PM-2PM PST)

Join us for a live, online training for anyone interested in facilitating a Family Grace Group, which includes:

  • 2 hr interactive training
  • 10 Family Grace Group workbooks
  • Family Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)

Click below to purchase this training or visit our Training Store for more information.

Deadline for sign-ups (payments): Monday, January 30

*Only one purchase necessary per church/group being trained. Additional materials can be purchased here.

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Jan
21
10:00 AM10:00

Living + Family Grace Group Training (10AM-12:30PM CT)

Join us for a live, online training for anyone interested in facilitating a Family Grace Group and Living Grace Group, which includes:

  • 2.5 hr interactive training
  • 10 Family Grace Group workbooks
  • 10 Living Grace Group workbooks
  • Family Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)
  • Living Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)

Click below to purchase this training or visit our Training Store for more information.

Deadlines for sign-ups (payments): Tuesday, January 17

*Only one purchase necessary per church/group being trained. Additional materials can be purchased here.

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Jan
18
6:00 PM18:00

Living Grace Group Training (6PM-8PM CT)

Join us for a live, online training for anyone interested in facilitating a Living Grace Group, which includes:

  • 2 hr interactive training
  • 10 Living Grace Group workbooks
  • Living Grace Group Leader's Guide (PDF)

Click below to purchase this training or visit our Training Store for more information.

Deadline for sign-ups (payments): Sunday, January 15

*Only one purchase necessary per church/group being trained. Additional materials can be purchased here.

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Peace of Mind Church Gathering & Fellowship
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

Peace of Mind Church Gathering & Fellowship

FREE EVENT

An evening with testimonies and encouragement for those involved in mental health support groups or programs ... and good ole ice cream fellowship for a summer evening.

Presentation from a Living Grace Group leader and a short encouragement from Grace Alliance Founder/CEO, Joe Padilla

Special Guest, Colleen Swindoll Thompson

Colleen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Trinity International University as well as minors in psychology and education. She serves as the director of Reframing Ministries at Insight for Living Ministries. From the personal challenges of raising a child with disabilities (her son Jonathan), Colleen offers help, hope, and a good dose of humor through speaking, writing, and counseling those affected by disability. Colleen and her husband, Toban, have five children and reside in Frisco, Texas.

To reserve a spot for childcare (grade 3 and under), email Susan atsmcclelland@fbclewisville.org.

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Mental Health Awareness Conference
Jul
23
9:00 AM09:00

Mental Health Awareness Conference

  • First Baptist Church Universal City (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FREE CONFERENCE

Grace Alliance Co/Founder, Joe Padilla, will provide a keynote presentation providing an enriching hope and encouraging view of God's heart (truth) within mental health difficulties and disorders. Then, an all encompassing hope to see how mental health recovery works and the role the church can simply have. 

Panel Discussion with Leaders. The time will offer a panel discussion with different leaders and organizations to better understand how to incorporate supportive resources and help. 

Don't miss out on this exciting event!

Call for more information:  (210) 241-1384.

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Peace of Mind: Hope for Mental Illness & The Church
Feb
7
11:00 AM11:00

Peace of Mind: Hope for Mental Illness & The Church

Joe will be sharing at the 11am service about he and his wife's journey with mental illness and the incredible grace-filled journey of mental health recovery. Joe will share a joy-filled insight perspective and the beauty of God's heart (truth) to go beyond hope for anyone struggling. 

If you ever felt confused about faith and mental illness ... this is a message for you. Joe often shares with lots of joyful hope ... you don't want to miss this!

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Family Grace Group Training AUSTIN, TX
Jan
23
9:00 AM09:00

Family Grace Group Training AUSTIN, TX

FAMILY GRACE GROUP TRAINING Austin, Texas (January 23)

Christian curriculum support group for families and spouses with a loved-one living with a mental health difficulty or disorder. Learn more here. 

Special price: $60 per person (includes 1 leaders book / 5 participant workbooks)

Training conducted by Grace Alliance Co/Founder & Executive Director Joe Padilla

Click here to register

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First Baptist Church Lewisville, Texas (Dallas)
Nov
1
9:00 AM09:00

First Baptist Church Lewisville, Texas (Dallas)

Grace Alliance Co/Founder, Joe Padilla, will sharing at First Baptist Church Lewisville, Tx (North Dallas) on Sunday Nov. 1, 2015 at both morning services and a special workshop in the evening. 

Morning Services: "Mental Illness & Living Beyond Hope" 9am / 11am Joe will be sharing in both morning services about he and his wife's journey with mental illness and the incredible grace-filled journey of mental health recovery. Then, Joe will give an encouraging view of God's heart (truth) to go beyond hope for anyone else struggling.
Joe shares with lots of joyful hope ... you don't want to miss this!


Evening Workshop: "The Solution for Mental Illness & The Church" 6:30-8:30pm  Just like the presentation for Oklahoma, Joe will be sharing an innovative look to understanding mental illness, the key factors to mental illness recovery, and the solutions that work (why our programs can help the church and society). 

For more information contact FBC Lewisville here.

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Peace Of Mind DALLAS
Oct
31
9:00 AM09:00

Peace Of Mind DALLAS

GTDAA - Gil Taylor Depression Awareness Alliance

Speakers:

Matthew Stanford Ph.D, Amy Simpson, Dr. Michael Massey, Helen Harris EdD, LCSW, and Kay Warren

Saturday, October 31, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Sign in begins 10/31 at 8:30 a.m.

 Omni Mandalay, Irving
221 E Las Colinas Blvd|  Irving, TX 75039

Cost is $30 per ticket which covers the Boxed Lunch and Parking,
and therefore is not a Donation.

Seating is limited.

Reserve your ticket

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July 10: Mental Health 101 Training (San Antonio)
Jul
10
8:00 AM08:00

July 10: Mental Health 101 Training (San Antonio)

FREE Mental Health Training with CEUs ... 100 spots available ... JULY 10 8am-430pm

Is your church staff and leaders prepared to respond effectively to mental illness in the church? What about the resources for HIV? This is your opportunity to be trained with:

  1. Knowledge of the Ryan White Program services and resources.
  2. Skills to help identify mental health opportunities in their congregations through specialized training.
  3. Awareness of the growing need to integrate mental health and HIV and learn from partners that are already implementing successful strategies in their community. 

Opening Keynote Address given by Pastor Mick Hinson (Metropolitan Community Church).

Mental Health 101 Training (full day) by Joe Padilla (CEO/Founder The Grace Alliance)

Free Continental Breakfast and Lunch. 

REGISTER TODAY & RESERVE YOUR SPOT! Call (210) 481-2573

Partners for the event: Texas Health Collaborative, NAMI San Antonio, Mental Health Grace Alliance

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June 27: Grace & Hope Group Training (Dallas)
Jun
27
8:30 AM08:30

June 27: Grace & Hope Group Training (Dallas)

If you want to be a leader for Grace Groups (Family or Peer) or Living Hope Groups (trauma/PTSD) ... this is your opportunity for the Dallas metroplex area (or travel in for the training). 

*Training is 5 hrs. which includes interactive training with CEO/Co-founder, Joe Padilla, in all three groups: Family Grace GroupLiving Grace Group, and Living Hope Group. This will be a training for all three groups at the same time, so you have the opportunity to start any group. 

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June 20: Grace & Hope Group Trainings (San Antonio)
Jun
20
8:30 AM08:30

June 20: Grace & Hope Group Trainings (San Antonio)

If you want to be a leader for Grace Groups (Family or Peer) or Living Hope Groups (trauma/PTSD) ... this is your opportunity for the San Antonio area (or travel in for the training). Click to register. 

*Training is 5 hrs. which includes interactive training with CEO/Co-founder, Joe Padilla, in all three groups: Family Grace GroupLiving Grace Group, and Living Hope Group. This will be a training for all three groups at the same time, so you have the opportunity to start any group.

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