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Podcast: Ways to ease mental-health worries post-lockdown, with Corin Pilling

22 July 2021

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THIS week, Ed Thornton is joined on the podcast by Corin Pilling, UK director of Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries, a charity that seeks to raise awareness of mental-health issues in the Church.

Corin talks about how he has navigated the challenges of lockdown, and explains what Sanctuary is doing to help churches and communities.

Sanctuary UK this week launched a new app that features the “Together Again” conversation game, which prompts people to talk about the challenges that they’ve experienced during the pandemic, the anxieties they feel about restrictions being lifted, and their hopes for the future.

The app is available is available for free at the usual outlets, including the Apple and Google stores.

The Sanctuary Course, meanwhile, is an eight-week small group resource that is designed to help a church explore the topic of mental health through the lenses of theology, psychology, and lived experience.

Corin Pilling was previously deputy director of public engagement at Livability (Interview, 19 May 2017).

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