Recovery from hospitalizations due to mental illness is a difficult road to travel. Having a team and support system that consists of adequately trained people is a must. Asbury Theological Seminary and Asbury University are offering a training opportunity for students and clinicians. Read more about it here.
In the marathon of life, we're all running the "first one," and it is filled with countless challenges, unknowns, and "walls" that seem insurmountable. Each of us desperately needs a community that will surround us, love us, encourage us, and remind us that we can do it, to just keep putting one foot in front of the other.
Sometimes pastors are not equipped to deal with the type and intensity of problems a member may be experiencing. Misty Lawrence explains how to know when it is time to refer your member to a therapist.
Based on the findings of the Surgeon General’s report on the magnitude of mental illness in this country, we know that one in four...
If God can heal us, why do we need healthcare? Nicholas Cash shares why healthcare matters to God and why it should also matter to us.
Sometimes, when people are lost or stuck, an alternative form of therapy can be the key to unlocking healing. Charlotte Easley shares how equine therapy has helped her care for the souls of some of the most broken people she has worked with.
Many of us in helping ministries have escorted a client or parishioner to a psychiatric hospital for an evaluation or possible admittance. My experience...
Russell Hall, a member of the Soul Care Collective Steering Committee, shares some information about what a psychologist is and how they are trained.
Today's Soul Care post is a grace-filled story of hope from Ellen Martin. Read as she shares her struggle with anxiety and the triumphant victory of Christ over a longing, trembling heart.
Self-harm and suicidal tendencies are destructive forces that touch many lives. But, for the average person, it can be hard to understand, especially for the loved ones of those affected by such difficult problems. Patricia Taylor gives a rare inside look into the thoughts of someone who has struggled with self-harm and suicidal thoughts.
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