Religion and Anxiety Disorders (RAAD)

RAAD is a conference addressing how religion affects those with anxiety disorders and how religious communities can better serve and understand mental illness. Date and location are TBD.

Topics to be addressed:

  • How religion can help those with mental illness
  • How religion affects anxiety disorders
  • Building supportive religious communities
  • Helping youth and children with anxiety disorders
  • Recognizing signs of anxiety disorders
  • Training for church leadership on how to help members with anxiety
  • Issues specific to religion: Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • PTSD: including from sexual abuse, military service etc.
  • OCD: including scrupulosity
  • Panic
  • Social Anxiety
  • Phobias

Speakers and Sponsors

If you are interested in speaking, please contact our team

If you or your company would like to sponsor this event, please contact MIM and put “Sponsoring RAAD” in the subject line.

Who Should Attend?

  • Mental health care professionals (doctors, therapists, counselors, etc.)
  • Individuals who suffer from anxiety and anxiety disorders (GAD, OCD, PTSD, panic disorder, social anxiety, phobias, etc.)
  • Educators and researchers
  • Church leaders and lay ministry

For those who are interested in coming, check back in the spring or summer of 2018 for registration.