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Mental Health, Spirituality, and Faith: How Do They Connect?

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


February 28 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for the first in the Spring 2022 series of UNC-Chapel Hill Mental Health Seminars. The seminar conversation will be framed by a panel of experts discussing the role that spirituality and faith can play in mental health. 

Faculty Presenter: 

Karon Johnson, MSW, Clinical Instructor and Field Faculty with the School of Social Work 


  • Elizabeth Harrison, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master of Divinity 
  • Rabbi Melissa Simon, Senior Jewish Educator for UNC Hillel 
  • Imam Abdul Waheed, UNC Muslim Students Association leader 
  • Rev Mary Cat Young, Associate Rector for University Ministry 
  • Simon Stokes, Campus Minister for Reformed University Fellowship 

Aaron Bachenheimer, UNC Executive Director of Off-Campus Student Life and liaison to Carolina’s Campus Ministers, will facilitate the dialogue. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen, learn, and contribute thoughts and questions during the event. Please share in advance any questions or topics that interest you using the RSVP at

Peer Chat