Univ. of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems such as anxiety and mood disorders later in life.
Are Seminaries Failing? ‹ Christian Mental Health and Mental Illness -- Despite being so often sought out, many clergy members feel inadequate to properly counsel their parishioners. In fact, they refer less than 10% of their clients to a mental health care professional. For this reason, it is imperative that pastors are educated about the biological aspects of mental disorders, how to recognize a mental disorder or difficulty in a counselee, and how to properly give that ...
CAN GOD REALLY USE DEPRESSION? How? Because of everything God can make beauty from the ashes, and mental health issues are no exception. This devotional writer shares her own experience with depression and how God used it in her life.
FAITH IN GOD CAN LESSEN DEPRESSION--but be careful how you look at this research. This is NOT saying if you have faith in God you won't suffer from depression. If anything, let's choose to have hope that depression can improve, but never use someone's faith against them as a reason for why they can heal themselves.
WHEN YOU ARE TEMPTED TO SPEED UP THE TRIP TO HEAVEN [PART 1] (yep, we're talking suicide) "Why is God allowing this to happen and why shouldn’t those with chronic illness just end it all and experience heaven a bit early? I have found that most people don’t really want to end their lives. They just want to stop. . . the. . . pain. . ."
Broken but Priceless Ministries is an interdenominational, non-profit Christian ministry that seeks to encourage individuals suffering with a chronic illness, as well as the caregivers and family members of the one who is sick. It was founded in September of 2010 by Erin Elizabeth Austin