An elite telephone survey of pastors of churches to learn what kinds of mental health support services they provide. The study population included churches across all Protestant denominations throughout the southeastern U.S. While the main focus was on Black rural churches we also interviiewed some non-Black and non-rural churches for comparison.
268 church pastors including rural and urban churches in the South and both black churches and others
National Institutes of Mental Health Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center University of Virginia Center