Dr. Matthew Stanford offers a compassionate look at mental illness, which affects one in five teens and adults in the United States. He discusses the need for overcoming the stigma of reaching out for help and encourages the church community to offer hope and healing for families with loved ones suffering with mental health issues.
By general definition, codependency is an adaptive coping mechanism used compulsively by those trying to find personal worth and value by meeting perceived needs of others.
Potential warning signs for children who are victims of sexual abuse.
We all worry to some extent from time to time. Some of us, though, find our lives disrupted by fear and anxiety.
Article About: Emotional Health Ruslan Guzov As people live longer, and as more progress is made in preventing the leading causes of death — such as cancer and heart disease — the chronic conditions of older adulthood make a more profound impact on families and society. Of these Alzheimer’s Disease may be one of the …
By reading this article series, we hope you will learn to listen to your friends’, neighbors’, relatives’–or maybe even your own–waspish, hurtful words.
The media report on domestic abuse, child abuse, drug abuse and animal abuse. Sadly, the abuse of the elderly is growing problem that few people talk about or even acknowledge.
Article About: Emotional Health What causes anxiety disorders? Our understanding of the roots of anxiety disorders is very incomplete. Anxiety disorders constitute a class of mental health issues, and the underlying causes for each one may vary. It is not clear, for example, why a specific phobia might afflict one person but not another. It’s …
No lasting transformation can occur in our lives without giving God complete control. And yet no discipline has been more misused by individuals, families, schools and religious leaders.
Part of the Seniors and Gambling Series Seniors and Gambling A Dollar and a Dream Why Seniors Gamble Help and Hope: Gambling Isn’t About Money After All Series About: Abuse and Addiction From there thousands of retired men and women begin a slow descent into compulsive gambling, a behavior that affects the gambler, his or …