Mental health issues touch all of our lives more than we might realize (see the sobering statistics here). Post-pandemic life has forced us to face new challenges while continuing to cope with endless daily demands. The truth is—if you aren't personally wrestling with your mental health right now, there are people close to you who are in the midst of this struggle. How can we help those we love—and ourselves—navigate through increasingly troubling times?
Books have the power to inspire hope and bring real-life healing to those suffering from mental health issues. They also act as trusted companions for people who are called to be helpers. Whether you struggle with burnout, anxiety, depression, loneliness, addiction, or grief, these books will bring comfort and companionship when you walk through dark seasons of life. To honor Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we're offering 30% off these select mental health books when you use promo code HOPE23 through May 31.
Kids can feel overwhelmed easily as they experience big emotions in a confusing world. But parents and church communities have a crucial role to play in shaping children who will thrive in the midst of life's challenges. Read these books with the kids in your life to engage with them on themes of empathy, prayer, anxiety, sadness, and God's enduring love for them.
Hosted by Alan Noble, this podcast provides help, hope, and company for Christians who are experiencing mental suffering. Guests Curt Thompson, Tish Warren, Heather Thompson Day, and Wendy Alsup share hard-won wisdom from their personal journeys with mental health, giving hope and compassion for those struggling and inspiring others to "get out of bed" another day.
You or someone you love struggles with anxiety. The good news is that there is hope. Learn from pastor Jason Cusick's experience with anxiety and discover these four practical tips for taking control of anxious thoughts and patterns with Jesus' help.
Christians who struggle with their mental health often hear conflicting messages about how their spiritual life and conditions like depression and anxiety relate. But according to author Diana Gruver, we can find a middle road where Christian faith and mental health are integrated in healthy ways. Listen in as she begins a life-giving conversation about the role faith can play in our mental health journey.