Some time ago, I realized that I was going through a depressive episode. When many people hear that, they think I’m sad—not necessarily.
Several CRC ministries have come together to create a slide presentation for ministry leaders to begin the conversation on mental health. Check out this valuable tool!
Are we making space in our churches for necessary conversations about mental health? This resource, designed with small groups in mind, will help break the silence around mental health.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Month. Mental Health Ministries has created resources to support our faith communities as we work towards ensuring everyone has proper access to mental health care.
Many people who read my blogs know that I live with schizophrenia, and that on the whole I’m doing pretty well, but last night a number of factors caused me to feel angst about the current situation.
La enfermedad mental y la práctica espiritual: Los autores describen de qué manera la enfermedad mental de un ser querido o la suya propia han formado su fe y practica espiritual en la que se entrecruzan los ritmos del bienestar mental, la vida devocional y el discipulado personal.
One question that came in challenged the judge’s ability to do his job because of his illnesses. This challenge is based on the assumption that mental illnesses affect an individual’s intelligence and judgment.
Here's a list of best practices describing how churches can make connections with local community mental health services.
Mental Health and Spiritual Practice—Authors describe how their own or a loved one’s mental illness has shaped their faith and spiritual practice where the rhythms of mental wellness, devotional life, and personal discipleship intersect.
I hope that reading this will help people to better understand what schizophrenia is and how it affects those who suffer from it.