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Mental Health


CBC’s mental health ministry offers Grace Groups to address mental health concerns. We see a noticeable difference in people’s lives when a support group is there to “bear one another’s burdens.” (Galatians 6:2)

A unique aspect of Grace Groups is that every lesson stands on its own so newcomers are welcome to join at any time. Pre-registration is available but not required – just come and register when you get here!  Click here to watch ‘What are Grace Groups?‘, a 3 minute video in which Grace Alliance CEO/Co-Founder, Joe Padilla, explains what Grace Groups are, how they work and what the research says about them. Watch Video

Support Groups include:


Living Grace
For individuals with mental health challenges
Living Grace is a curriculum that provides validating support, helpful biblical and clinical insights, and practical tools to empower personal well-being and greater hope. This safe community experience is proven to reduce symptoms, aid in overall mental health recovery, and renew faith. Gender Specific and Co-Ed groups, Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Register here

Family Grace Group
For families and friends of those living with mental health challenges
Family Grace curriculum is similar to Living Grace material, yet is from a family member’s perspective. Renew your personal hope through this community experience. Discover unique insights for all your tough questions, tools to improve your relationship with your loved one, and find encouragement and support. Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Register here

Living Hope
For individuals affected by any type of trauma
Living Hope is a safe place that builds resilience and promotes renewal for anyone affected by trauma or PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). The guided curriculum features biblical truth and educational facts with practical tools and strategies for building a healthy future. Gender Specific Groups, Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Register here

Small groups are offered three semesters per year: winter/spring, summer and fall, with special large-group events at the end of every semester.

Grace Alliance workbooks (available in the CBC Bookstore) provide simple unique insights, incorporating faith and science to address how to care for your heart and mind.

Click here for the Grace Alliance website

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or are in an urgent crisis, please seek help immediately. Call 911 or the Crisis Line at:  210.223.7233. You may also go to any emergency room or to one of the mental health specific hospitals:

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center 17720 Corporate Woods Drive 78259 210.491.9400

Nix Specialty Health Care 1975 Babcock Road 78229 210.200.7022

San Antonio Behavioral Health Care Hospital 8550 Huebner Road 78238 210.541.5300

Clarity Child Guidance Center (under 18 years old) 8535 Tom Slick 78229 210.616.0300

For more information on Grace Groups or the mental health support ministry, contact denise.espino@cbc.email or call 210.237.4942.

Click here for our Professional Counseling Referrals

For additional information or resources for mental illness click here to go to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) website.