Items Tagged "Depression"
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UMTV: Vets Helping Vets
Campus ministry near Army base supports soldiers and encourages veterans to reach out to other vets. "I have things to offer still." View
Chuck Knows Church: Blue Christmas
Some churches host a "longest night" service or "blue Christmas" to comfort those who feel alone. View
Commentary: Robin Williams’ death once could have been mine
The constant threat of depression haunts my days, writes Cynthia Astle. She shares how the church has helped her. Read More
What does the church say about suicide?
As the world community discusses the devastating effects of depression, the Christian faith reminds us that nothing can separate us from God’s love. More
Robin Williams: After the laughter, the waves of dread
Eric Folkerth says comedians are like Biblical prophets because it is their own pain that gives them such a keen compassion. Read More
Mental health: Crises challenge rural pastors
United Methodists who serve churches in rural settings have a great opportunity to transform their corner of the world. Read More
Mental Health: Church needed on or off campus
Students facing mental health crises fastest-growing group on college campuses as they struggle to cope and look for help. Read More
Mental health care: Training equips churches
Two-day event in Northern Illinois Annual (regional) Conference draws clergy, laity starting initiatives to address mental illness. Read More
Mental health care: Education is key
After her son's tragic death, the Rev. Cheryl Magrini made it her mission to fight the stigma and raise awareness of mental illness. Read More
Tough times lead us ‘Broken to Peace’
New study series focuses on Christians who faced painful circumstances that threatened their spiritual health and sanity. Read More
United Methodists Produce Resources to Aid in Coping With Disaster, Tragedy
United Methodist Communications has produced a new video and study guide to help people cope with the spiritual and emotional impact of disasters such as the Asian tsunami.