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Tag Archives: mental illness
How does the Gospel apply to self injury?
So how can we, in the name of Christ, come alongside those who hurt themselves? Continue reading
Dylan Dodson: Can a Christian Suffer from Depression? My Story
Pain and grief were emotions created by God, you should not feel guilty for feeling them. Being depressed does not mean you no longer love Jesus or that Jesus no longer loves you. Continue reading
Does the media use persons with mental illness as scapegoats for violence?
A new study suggests the media implicates mental illness as a cause of violence with increasing frequency and in doing so, is complicit in increasing the stigma experienced by persons with mental illness and their families.
Posted in Advocacy, Controversies, Mental Health Tagged Dr. Beth McGinty, Johns Hopkins University, media, mental illness, Orlando, scapegoats, stigma, violence Leave a comment
Updated…What do we know about gender non-conforming kids?
We know that most kids with gender non-conformity become comfortable with their biological sex as they progress through childhood. For those who continue to experience significant gender discordance as adolescents, far too many will have experienced trauma, mental illness, social isolation, self-injury and suicidal thoughts.
What some pastors believe about mental illness…
Pentecostal and non-denominational pastors were more likely to view depression as being caused by a lack of faith in God.
The challenges families face in finding the right help…
We’re sharing this post to begin calling attention to the challenges many families experience finding the right help for their child when their child experiences a mental health crisis. Continue reading
A community for families impacted by mental illness
We’ve established a place for families of kids and young adults with common mental health conditions to find encouragement, resources and support from a decidedly Christian perspective. Continue reading
Posted in Advocacy, Families, Key Ministry, Mental Health Tagged children, families, Key for Families, Key Ministry, mental health community, mental illness, online groups, support, teens Leave a comment
Why are we witnessing an epidemic of mental illness in kids?
As the church, we’re called to share God’s love with kids with mental illnesses and their families, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE. Continue reading
Life with depression is not a waste
God intimately knows the days I can’t function. Regardless if they are lost to me, they are not lost to him. He is not unaware of my numbed mind and aching limbs crawling towards the next minute. No, he is right there with me. He is sovereign. He is the one providing the next patch of light in my life. Even if his purpose escapes me, purpose exists nonetheless. Continue reading