Mental Health Resources


Resources and Research

Biblical Eldership Resources -Resources for Elders and church leaders on various topics.

New Study of Acute Mental Illness and Christian Faith

The National Association for Christian Recovery

Biblical Counseling Coalition

Pathways to Promise -Putting faith in mental health recovery

Focus on the Family Pastoral Care Line / Consultation: 1- 844-4 PASTOR. Counseling Line: 1-855-771-HELP

His Mansion Ministries  -a Christian community focused on rehabilitation and counseling.

Better Help -Convenient, affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere.

Mental Health Ministries

Top 10 Resources for Mental Health Ministry

Mental Health Grace Alliance

Fresh Hope

Each Mind Matters

Resources on Mental Illness for Faith Community Leaders

Bell Initiative in Canada

Suicide Project -The Suicide Project is a website devoted to allowing people to share their stories of desperation and depression… and ultimately of hope.

Tests and Tools

Mental Health America screening site

Mental health Check

On-line Hamilton Depression Scale

Various Tests

SRI. Scottish Recovery Indicator -The Scottish Recovery Indicator (SRI 2) is a service development tool that can be used by anyone interested in developing recovery focused services.

Articles

18 Do’s and Don’ts For Family And Friends of A Depressed Person

Mental Illness and the Church. How many lives will be lost before we change? -Gillian Marchenko

Mental Illness Myths: 11 Common Things You Hear About Depression, Bipolar Disorder And ADHD

Sermon/Talks

A Christian Looks at Depression – Tommy Nelson

John Piper and another

The Physician, The Pastor, Psychotherapy, and Counseling

Courses/Certification

Mental Health First Aid Course

Mental Health Training Collaborative: Pathways to Promise.

Books

Blame It On the Brain? -Edward T. Welch. P & R Publishing

Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness. Matthew S. Stanford

“Steps to freedom in Christ” and “Bondage breaker”. Neil Anderson

Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission. Amy Simpson

Darkness Is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness. Kathryn Greene McCreight

The Myth of Mental Illness. Thomas S. Szasz. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2010.

The Christian Counselor’s Medical Desk Reference. Robert Smith

Videos

Church and Mental Health Conference. Rick and Kay Warren.

A Christian Looks at Depression. Tommy Nelson. DTS

I Am Second® – Shawn Johnson

Understanding Depression

Creating Caring Communities

Mental Health and Families of Faith

Other Helpful Links

New Approach to Mental Illness in the Church

How Can We Combat Mental Illness?

Increasing faith in medicine to treat mental health

Mental Illness & The Church: An Interview with Amy Simpson

PSYCHOTIC BREAK

The Effect of Mental Illness on Families

PRAY MORE IS NOT THE ANSWER

Helping the Church Support Those Struggling With Mental Health Issue

The church’s response parallels society

Ignoring Your Pain Will Only Hurt You in the Long Run

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Mental (w)illness | Christian Wehbe | TEDxZurich

How Teenage Boys Manifest Depression

HISTORY OF DEPRESSION

HeadHeartHand Media

Christians get depressed

Suicide

Women At The Well Ministries

Christian Association for Psychological Studies

Society for Christian Psychology

Institute for Nouthetic Studies

International Association of Biblical Counselors

PsychoHeresy Awareness Ministries

American Association of Christian Counselors

Biblical Counseling Coalition

Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries

American Academy of Biblical Counselors

Rosemead School of Psychology