Depression is a Mental Disorder, not a Disease There are plausible arguments for the non-existence of mental illness. But there are still people who declare themselves to have a mental illness. After all, being sick mentally has no physical symptoms; it's not like a kidney stone or an inflamed appendix. One can only hope it … Continue reading All in Your Head? [Depression]
Written by "Holly," "In my search for a counselor, I visited a secular psychologist, read books written by extremist biblical counselors, and had tearful talks with my own general practitioner. I wish I had known then what TYPES of Christian counselors were out there and how on earth I could find help I could trust … Continue reading Choosing a Christian Counselor
This should supply direction and dialogue on the issues faced by every church member. It is a great opportunity we have been given--- to minister to every person in the Body of Christ. ---Bryan by Ken Camp, Associated Baptist Press — Living with depression — or any other form of mental illness — is like … Continue reading How Does Your Church See Mental Illness?
~Mental Illness in America, 2016 Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.1 When applied to the 2004 U.S. Census residential population estimate for ages 18 and … Continue reading The Numbers Don’t Lie: Mental Illness in America