Couples, families, or other groups (this is a one-on-one ministry).
Those who are suffering serious mental or emotional disturbances.
Those who are suffering severe depression.
Those with personality disorders.
Those exhibiting suicidal behavior.
Those exhibiting violent behavior.
Those who need a social worker.
Stephen Ministers are not equipped to work with minors or those who are at risk of hurting themselves or others. When necessary, Stephen Ministers refer their care receivers to health professionals or counselors.