-The responses of people in the church to individuals' mental illness caused 18% to break ties with a church. That's almost 1 in every 5.

-Only 53% of people with acute mental illness say their church has been supportive.

-At a time when 1 out of every 5 adults in America is struggling with a mental health issue any given year, about half of pastors rarely or never speak to their church in large group messages about mental illness.

-Almost 1/4 of pastors admit to being reluctant to be involved with someone with a mental illness due to the time & energy required.

[LifeWay Research]