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Though it receives little attention in the West, access to mental health care is one of the most critical health issues in Africa, says a Kenyan psychiatrist.
How a thriving community of faith lives gently with those suffering with mental illness.
The belief that he should “pray his way through” depression prevented a pastor from seeking counseling. But after going to a therapist, the pastor of Miller Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia wants to persuade others to seek a therapist’s help.
New studies indicate that religion can play a major role in mental health. But not all expressions of faith lead to happier, more peaceful lives. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the relationship between religion and emotional wellbeing.
After helping a woman step back from the brink of suicide, a pastor realizes that it was his own journey in grief that had prepared him to offer her the path to redemption.
In full panic after diagnosing herself online with a terminal illness, the Rev. Catherine Caimano took the nudge Jesus offered, pondering anew the brevity of our days and the opportunity to live them without fear.
How good are churches at providing “bonding” social capital among its members?