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The Interfaith Network on Mental Illness is an interfaith nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing "awareness and understanding of mental illness among clergy and members of faith communities...

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Mary Button combines a creative and educational, yet devotional approach to this thought-provoking Lenten Study. In Stations of the Cross: Mental Illness, she sets the often-avoided topic of...

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental...

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The Advisory Committee on Social Witness of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) is to be lauded for its exemplary policy statement and follow through with this study guide. The Policy Statement is...

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With direct and clear arguments, Amy Simpson challenges today's Christian church to take seriously Jesus' teachings about serving the poor, the alienated and outcast, especially those challenged by...

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Mental illness is a fact of life for many individuals and families, yet congregations often struggle to minister effectively with them. In this revised edition, author, psychologist, and Christian...

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Though Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness is written by a team of specialists in psychiatry, psychology and theology, it is not overtly academic. The interdisciplinary approach to symptoms,...

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A New State of Mind is a one-hour documentary unfolding the stories of everyday people. Yet, notables, such as Patrick Kennedy, also relate their recovery journey from mental health challenges....

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Congregational leaders, counselors, individuals with mental illness, and those close to someone with mental illness, will find the Rev. Dr. Lund’s faith-and-life testimony sobering and encouraging....

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A community health organization in Maryland sets the background for the fifteen hopeful stories of men and women served at Way Station. Parallels with Jesus' journey to the cross shine through. A...

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Few authors can claim expertise in both religion and science. Nancy Clare Kehoe is an exception. As a Catholic Religious of the Sacred Heart and an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard...

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Delight in Disorder openly reveals one pastor's journey with bipolar illness in a manner that sheds hope and light. Roberts’ inspiring devotional collection of short essays, poems and Psalm...

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Few of us choose to get involved with people who have multiple chronic mental health problems, let alone are also homelessness. But street chaplain Craig Rennebohm did just that. For those who...

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This searing article is one in a series over several months exploring the human and financial costs that our country pays for "not caring more about the nearly 10 million Americans living with...

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Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren and his wife, Kay, lost their son, Matthew, in 2013 to mental illness. Though for years the church offered support and recovery groups, it mainly focused on...

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Faith leaders will appreciate this professional yet succinct overview of mental health issues written in lay language. The ten-page booklet summarizes the basics about common mental illnesses,...

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Through Barbara Crafton's honesty and compassion about the depths of emotional darkness the reader can sense that she has truly been there and back. As an Episcopal priest and spiritual director;...

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Several authors, including church expert Richard Hammar, contribute to this article from Christianity Today that helps churches discover issues and strategies for keeping staff and parishioners...

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The specialty of faith community or parish nursing integrates traditional nursing care with the spiritual and emotional needs of individuals. Busy nurses will find the easy-to-use format of this...

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Congregations, families and persons with differing abilities learn to identify and embrace their God-given gifts, their ministry to one another and to the church at large through Anabaptist...

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