Mental illness is highly misunderstood. Many people see it as something that can’t be fixed, rather than a disease with many possible solutions. It’s important to separate the myths from the facts when it comes to mental illness.
The Church’s and Our Spiritual Health’s Mission to Help Recover from Mental Illness
Churches can play an essential role in helping people who have suffered from such illnesses recover and lead happy, productive lives.
In this blog post, you will learn how churches can respond effectively to the needs of those who suffer from mental illness and how they can help support their recovery.
Be there for People who are Struggling
Be patient and kind as you support people who are struggling with mental illness. Let them know you are there for them, and make sure they know that you won’t give up on them.
Know how to Respond with Mental Illness Confessions
If someone in your church shares that they are struggling with a mental illness, don’t panic. Instead, listen compassionately and offer to help them find professional treatment.