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Caring for our neighbors in a COVID-19 mental health crisis – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

How can the people of God provide the most tangible care and support to their friends and neighbors in the midst a long and drawn out medical and mental health crisis? For the last couple of weeks, our team has been wrestling with the short and long-term mental health implications of COVID-19. We know churches are the first place many will turn to in the days and weeks ahead as life becomes more difficult. Even the American Psychiatric Association (APA)…

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Flattening the curve of the COVID-19 mental health epidemic to come – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

The SRRS score is based upon stressful life events that occurred in the last twelve months. Scores of 150 or below suggest a low probability of developing a stress-related disorder. Scores of 150 to 299 suggest a moderate level of stress, and chances of developing a stress-related disorder of approximately 50%. The likelihood of stress-related disorders is around 80% for scores of 300 or above. Here are some stressful events associated with the response to COVID-19 and the associated point…

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Mental Health Matters | Youthfront – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Mental Health Matters | Youthfront > Blog, Parenting > Mental Health Matters Our Blog Lent: A time to slow down, notice and connect Mental Health Matters by Caroline Oas, youth pastor and counselor Parents, and those who work with teenagers, I have a question. What’s scarier: a horror movie or a hormonal teenager? It’s a tough call sometimes! We can all agree that middle schoolers and high schoolers often struggle with their emotions. We can chalk it up to “hormones”…

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Are You Exhausted? ~ RELEVANT CHILDREN’S MINISTRY – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Are you exhausted? Are you getting enough sleep? Do you dread going into the weekend because you know it will be a long one…or at least you feel like it will be a long one? Do you feel like you are running around like crazy, trying to keep it all together? Do you get exhausted just thinking about VBS? Do you come home and have a hard time unwinding from the day? Do you toss and turn all night because…

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Men and Mental Health – Let’s Talk (Pt 2/2) – Christian Article

I’m assuming you’ve clicked on to this second blog as you’ve read my first one entitled “Men and Mental Health – Let’s Talk”. If you have not read that I would recommend you do so before progressing any further! Referring back to the ‘Masculinity Report’ carried out by the wonderfully named, “Campaign Against Living Miserably” (CALM), I think it’s good to unpick Professor Damien Ridge’s comments about how men tend to ‘self-medicate’. I can only concur with this view when…

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How to Overcome Anxiety and Depression: An Interview with J.P. Moreland – Christian Article

Nearly 20% of Americans suffer from mental illness—including anxiety and depression—according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and people in church pews are not immune. Because prominent philosopher, author, and professor J.P. Moreland experienced it himself, he has now explored the spiritual and physical aspects of mental illness, and has discovered sound sources of information, treatment, and recovery. Bible Gateway interviewed J.P. Moreland (@jpmoreland) about his book, Finding Quiet: My Story of Overcoming Anxiety and the Practices…

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Church Can Be A Scary Place For Those With Mental Health Issues Like Anxiety, PTSD or Depression… – Healthy Mind Ministry – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); For someone living with the many different forms of anxiety or depression, attending church can be next to impossible. We must start accepting the fact that as diverse as the human race is physically, it is also diverse mentally. There are many people who cannot attend a social function of any sorts, no matter if it is in the name of worshiping God, or not. Crowds, noises, and other stimulation become too much for…

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Christians Dealing with Anxiety – CrossTalk S3E17 – Christian Article

Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Today I would like to invite you to listen to a conversation I had with my friend, Caleb Cochran. This is a conversation about suffering with various types of anxiety. Caleb isn’t a psychiatrist or medical professional, he’s an evangelist for the church in Rockville, Maryland and he has personally suffered with anxiety, so he has a heart for ministering to others who suffer…

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