Where we’ve been since 2015

  • Assisted in advocacy efforts and joined other families in Washington D.C. to support the passage of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.

  • Co-authored and advocated successfully for Arizona’s Resolution, SCR1005, Recognizing the Rights of Family Members, Caregivers and Guardians of Individuals with a Serious Mental Illness which passed the AZ Senate and House with unanimous consent (2016).

  • Advocated successfully for the passage of bills in the Arizona legislature that seek to enhance communication between health care providers and family members as well as improving overall transparency.

  • Served on former Gilbert, AZ Mayor John Lewis's Behavioral Health & Substance Use Task Force. As a member of this task force, we assisted in developing and implementing Crisis Care Team training for faith groups.

  • Assisted in the development of the East Valley Behavioral Health Coalition, currently serve as Chair.

  • We pray for and connect families every year to vital resources.

  • Through a partnership with MARC Community Resources, provided Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners to behavioral health group homes for the past 3 years.

  • Founding member of the Association for the Chronically Mentally Ill.

  • Co-sponsored the conference, “Mental Illness and Addictions: What Does the Gospel Have to Do With It?” This event featured author and speaker Ed Welch with CCEF. Over 30 Christian churches were represented with over 200 attendees from around the state of Arizona.

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We rely on the generosity of partners in the community, we do not accept government funding. Thank you for making a difference!