Mental Illness in Youth and Young Adults


Advanced Considerations:
Mental Illness in Youth and Young Adults
June 10, 2010

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Presented by the NCPD Council on Mental Illness as part of its Welcomed and Valued Initiative, and the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, helping parishes support the spiritual life of youth and young adults.



Dr. Robert McCarty,
Executive Director of  NFCYM

Dr. Paul Myers, Director of Student Health Services,
University of Portland, OR.

Linea Johnson is a self-advocate,motivational speaker, author, and blogger.
She is a recent college graduate with a degree in creative writing and English from
Seattle University, in Washington.
Linea says of herself, “As a young woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder,
I hope to use my experiences to speak for those unable to speak for themselves.” 

Partners for this production: 

National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD), National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM), and National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL), in consultation with National Catholic Young Adult Ministry Association (NCYAMA)

    ~  Symptoms and responses
    ~ Support for individuals, families and parishes
    ~ Catholic Church teaching
    ~ Live Q & A



Recommended for those in the following ministries: 

Catechesis Parish and Diocesan Pastoral Support
Catholic Schools Youth Ministry
Health Care Disability Ministry
Social Concerns Mental Health
Chaplaincy Campus Ministry
Family Life  

Payment tiers: 

  • All personnel from NCPD’s Affiliate Member (Arch)Dioceses attend free of charge. All NFCYM and NCCL members’ fees are covered by prior financial arrangement. Others participate for a $30.00 fee per logged-in computer.

  • To verify if your (arch)diocese is an Affiliate Member of NCPD, click this link: Current NCPD Affiliate Member (Arch)Dioceses 

Please contact Dr. Nancy Thompson at NCPD with questions at 202/529-2933,
202/529-2934 (tty), 319/270-6923 or by email at





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 Powerpoint (Part 1)  PowerPoint  
 Powerpoint (Part 2)  PowerPoint  
 Powerpoint (Part 3)  PowerPoint  
 Welcomed and Valued:  Mental Illness Resource Manual    PDF
 Welcomed and Valued: DVD available for purchase    Link

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