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 Toledo Area Ministries
3043 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43606
Monday-Thursday: 9am-4:30pm
Friday: 9am - 12pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday



Mental Health Council

Who We Are:

In April 2010, Toledo Area Ministries held a forum to discuss the continuing stereotypes and false information that still exist in congregations around the issues related to mental illness. As a result of the information and stories shared it was decided to form a Mental Health Council in order to raise the bar on information and education related to a congregational response to mental illness within congregations and the community. Pastors and Church Staff need better tools at their disposal and the myths around mental illness need to diminish. Congregations need to become aware that these issues often exist in silence in the very people with whom they worship.

In order to become a more compassionate people of faith, the Mental Health Task Force was formed to inform, equip, and empower clergy, congregations and the community about Mental Health and its related issues.

In 2013, TAM Mental Health Task Force received a grant with which to hire a part time Mental Health Task Force Coordinator, which resulted in it becoming the TAM Mental Health Council, a Program of Toledo Area Ministries.

Our Mission:
To erase the stigma of Mental Illness within our diverse faith communities through awareness and education in partnership with mental health providers and professionals.
Erasing the Stigma

The TAM Mental Health Council meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 9:30 a.m. at

NAMI of Greater Toledo.



  • NAMI
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • A Renewed Mind
  • Diocese of Toledo
  • WRAP Program

Contact us

Phil Muser 419-351-9027
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4th Annual 1 in 3

Could It Be Me?

An informative Mental Health Experience:

Surviving Trauma


Poverty and Trauma---Stephen MacDonald, Bridges Out of Poverty Coordinator, Lucas County Family and Children First Council

Police PTSD, Suicide and Trauma---Rick and Becky Neeley

Opiate/Heroin Epidemic from the Inside---Kenneth Phillips, Attorney at Law & Toledo R House

Our Family and the Heroin Epidemic---Paul and Ellen Schoonover

A Pastor’s Story---Pastor Kathleen Meyers


$10 per person includes registration & lunch

$25 per person includes registration, lunch & CEU’s

CEU’s and Certificates of Attendance available for professionals

 To register for this conference click on link:

For more information contact Sarah Smitley


Sponsored by Toledo Area Ministries Mental Health Council in cooperation with:

i in 3 sponsors


With GREAT thanks, Toledo Area Ministries and the Mental Health Council are proud to say that funding for this program is provided by:

Zion Lutheran, Waterville

The Kinschner Family Foundation