Mental Health Resources

At GuideStone®, we understand the critical role that good mental health plays in our overall well-being. The role of pastor comes with great responsibility, and we want to help care for pastors facing mental health concerns, stress and anxiety so that the body of Christ can be healthy and free to transform the world. That’s why we’re providing these wellness resources to help you learn more and get connected with biblically-based mental health help.

Mental Health in Ministry

What to Do When Depression and Ministry Overlap

22% of pastors are at risk for burnout or depression, and it can be hard to know how to help people, including themselves, through dark times.

Here are four lessons learned from experience by GuideStone’s Director of Pastoral Wellness, Mark Dance.

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Need Immediate Help?

If needed, do not hesitate to call the Suicide Lifeline by dialing 988.

You can also request a free consultation with Focus On The Family by calling 1-844-727-8671.

This is a confidential Southern Baptist Convention Pastoral Care line provided by Focus on the Family and supported by both the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and GuideStone.

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This information is provided for education only and should not be considered an endorsement by GuideStone. Each of the non-GuideStone providers listed on this page offers a different product or service, and none of them is affiliated or receives any form of financial compensation from GuideStone, nor does GuideStone receive any compensation from them. You should always review the details before determining if a resource is right for you.