Hosted by The Office of Diversity and Equity
Interfaith Day of Prayer for Faith, Hope, and Life on September 5th
Come join us on Thursday, September 5th for our annual Interfaith Day of Prayer at County Center Courtyard in Redwood City. In honor of Suicide Prevention month, faith and secular leaders will join together to share their faith perspective on mental health and suicide prevention.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of the death in the United States. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors affect people of every race, ethnicity, age, culture, and faith.
Community members, consumers, family members, faith community and behavioral health providers are welcome!
Participate In These National Events
September 6-8 is the National Weekend for Faith
Hope and Life.
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day.
The Spirituality Initiative works to build opportunities for clients/consumers, family members, providers and community members to collaboratively explore, increase awareness of, and support spirituality and its relationship to health and well-being, especially for those with or at risk of co-occurring alcohol/drug addiction and mental health challenges.
Are you looking for faith based organizations in San Mateo County that are inclusive of mental health? Visit bitly.com/SMCSpirituality for our list of welcoming resources.
Vision and Values
The Health System fully embraces and integrates spirituality when working with individuals, families and communities to facilitate wellness and recovery.
- Hope – We recognize that hope is the simplest yet most powerful tool in fostering healing
- Inclusiveness – We recognize that spirituality is a personal journey and individuals should not be excluded based on their spiritual beliefs and practices
- Cultural humility – We recognize that an attitude of respect and openness is necessary to create a welcoming and inclusive space for everyone