Our criminal justice system is like the silt layer at the bottom of the ocean. If a problem isn’t taken care of higher up in society, it will eventually find its way down to the criminal justice system.
How do our friends, neighbors, and family members seek and access mental and behavioral health services that will help them in their journey towards health? How do we as Christians and as a society “look after” them, and how can we do better?
Understanding how to care for someone with a mental illness and how to care for yourself, too.
What about the times when our children are continuously irritable, tearful, constantly unsettled in their bodies? What about when they are plagued with fears that nearly incapacitate them? A helpful article for helping parents see when their child might need professional help with a mental illness.
Depressed people are not lazy. They’re not crazy. They’re not freaks, and they don’t need to be avoided. They are no more nor less broken than any of us, in this sinful world. Depressed people are just… people. Here is my story.