HOW DOES “THE CHURCH” ADDRESS MENTAL ILLNESS?
Since NICIAW is sponsored by Rest Ministries a Christian organization, we want to also take a look at how mental illness is addressed by churches. Living with a mental illness, whether it’s bi-polar, schizophrenia, depression or one of the many other mental illnesses, it is a frustrating, experience that can leave one feeling somewhere between annoyed with themselves and life, to being suicidal.
Imagine turning to the church for encouragement and understanding and being told that if you “just prayed harder,” it would go away.
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Does Mental Illness Count? YES!
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