Tag Archives: mental health

Our first seven Facebook communities for families impacted by disability

Editor’s note: This post was updated to reflect that SEVEN Facebook communities are now up and running for families of kids with disabilities, including a group led by Sandra Peoples for ministry families impacted by disability. Key for Families seeks … Continue reading

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Our first seven Facebook communities for families impacted by disability

This post was updated to reflect that SEVEN Facebook communities are now up and running for families of kids with disabilities, including a group led by Sandra Peoples for ministry families impacted by disability. Continue reading

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6 ways to love a family dealing with children’s mental health issues

So how can you love families dealing with their children’s mental health issues? Continue reading

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One in seven young children have a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder (MBDD). WHY?

The lack of a medical home and poor parental mental health were the two most critical risk factors for future development of MBDDs. Continue reading

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What are the stats on adoption, trauma and disability?

It appears that adoptive families are more likely than others to face the challenge of dealing with disabilities among their children. Continue reading

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We had no casseroles…

My daughter, when she was thirteen was hit by a car and fortunately was fine, except for a very bad broken leg. The church organized a brigade of casserole makers, the neighbors brought casseroles, friends, families, everybody. Six months before that, Christina had spent two months on a psychiatric ward, and we had no casseroles. And I’m not blaming the church or the neighbors or anything…because of the stigma, we didn’t tell people. Continue reading

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Karen Jackson…A Personal Plea from an Autism Mom

Karen Jackson shares a personal plea to reach out to those caregivers who seem to have it together. Continue reading

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The obligation of church leaders who promote adoption

I’d like to challenge church leaders to assume responsibility for supporting their families when they pursue adoption ministry. Continue reading

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I signed a contract with a literary agent…

I’ve been blessed by the opportunity to connect with a group of people to come alongside our ministry as we pursue the unique work God’s given us to do. Continue reading

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Why we can’t acknowledge the presence of evil

Too many of us don’t want to admit it because to do so, we’d have to acknowledge that there are absolute standards of right and wrong established by God and that’s not acceptable in a world in which everyone thinks they can decide that for themselves. We very much want to be in control…be the masters of our own universe.
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