Urban Alliance

Impact Stories from the Charis Initiative

Increasing Hope, Decreasing Stigma: Charis Helps People Heal Through High-Quality Care Offered at Local Churches

The death of a loved one. A job crisis. Hospitalization. Divorce. While one in five people are currently struggling with a diagnosable mental illness, all people will struggle at some point in their lives with emotional distress due to a life transition or difficult life circumstance. Yes, all. We all are broken in one way or another, yet often a lack of understanding of when and where to seek help coupled with a lack of resources prevents many of us from receiving adequate support.