Healthy youth ministry cares for the whole young person, including their mental health. In the Youth Ministry Starter Pack series, Mark and Julianna are joined by Deaconess Tiffany Manor to talk about supporting the mental health of youth in your congregation and community.
Resources for this episode:
- National Alliance on Mental Health nami.org/Home
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America adaa.org/mental-health-awareness-month
- MentalHealth.gov MentalHealth.gov
- Mental Health First Aid mentalhealthfirstaid.org/
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline suicidepreventionlifeline.org
- Q & A with a Therapist about Youth Depression youthesource.com/2016/02/10/qa-with-a-therapist-about-teen-depression
- Real Truths You Need to Know about Depression youthesource.com/2016/02/18/real-truths-you-need-to-know-about-depression
- Let’s Talk About Mental Health youthesource.com/2018/11/27/lets-talk-about-mental-health
- LCMS Church Worker Wellness Resources lcms.org/how-we-serve/mercy/church-worker-wellness
- LCMS Youth Ministry Resource Website: youthesource.com
Bio: Deaconess Tiffany Manor serves as the Director of LCMS Life Ministry. Before serving for The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, Tiffany was called by the New England District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to be the Deaconess for Human Care, her work was focused on caring for rostered church workers and their family members. Previously she served congregations in Michigan and Illinois, as well as Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and the Mill Neck Family of Organizations. After a first career in business, B.A. in Marketing, and studying in an MBA program, Deaconess Tiffany received a M.A. from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Tiffany is married to Rev. Jonathan Manor. The Lord has blessed the Manors with four children.
End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.