Tag Archives: National Institute of Mental Health

Is mental illness a disability?

Why wouldn’t we expect people with the most common cause of disability in the U.S. to be served by our existing disability ministries? My colleague is absolutely right…they’re NOT. Why not? Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Continue reading

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Are teens “undermedicated” for mental health disorders?

There is very little evidence in this study to suggest that large numbers of teens are getting psychiatric medications that they don’t need. Continue reading

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Pediatric bipolar resources for church staff, volunteers and families

Here are four resources I’d recommend highly to anyone looking to learn more about bipolar disorder in children and teens: Continue reading

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