Discovering how to care for those with depression has been personally difficult, but extremely rewarding. The best thing you can do is be really candid with the people you love who are hurting, and give them a comfortable space to try and tell you what they might need from you.
Russell Brand is about to say something about porn and 50 Shades that every Christian can totally agree with—and it’s kinda amazing. If you're struggling with a porn addiction share it with a parent, mentor or youth leader--and get help today. Don't be a slave to this deadly drug.
Noticing an influx of cases involving teenagers, drinking and sex, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is launching a social media campaign, hoping to start a conversation about teenage relationships among parents and their children.
We believe that help is real and possible for everyone, and we hope education about mental health will open doors for those who are struggling to reach out and receive the help they deserve.
Graham Moore might be an Oscar award-winning writer but he gets us. Us that have struggled with depression. Us that have had suicidal thoughts. Us that feel weird or that we don't fit it. And sometimes that is all you need to know... you aren't alone.
A teen's faith is a big part in the puzzle of discovering his or her newly developing identity. Many parents struggle watching the forward-backward see-saw development of a teen's faith. For many teens, this journey of identity will result in a deeper faith. Except when it doesn't.
Clinical depression sucks, and if you're someone who suffers from it, my heart goes out to you. I'm in no way intending to diss anti-depressants, but it's worth considering some natural treatments that might help lift your mood.
If you are reading this while depressed, don’t believe the lie that you are alone, or that God doesn’t understand how you are feeling. Do get the help you need from doctors and the like, but also know that even God’s people have suffered in a similar way.
Like many people who are raised in a religious environment, I was taught to believe that God loves me and protects me. I was taught that God punishes sin, and rewards those who are faithful. I prayed. I worshipped. This was supposed to strengthen my faith. It was supposed to make me happy.
According to the National Alliance to End You Homelessness, about 50,000 youth sleep in the streets in the U.S. for six months or more every year. What can you do to help? Stay informed and become an advocate for homeless youth in your community.