(RNS) — As of this month, the r/Islam subreddit will offer a designated space for young Muslims to explore their own mental health — with guidance from a licensed clinical psychologist.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The state's ban doesn't prevent licensed therapists from expressing their personal views about conversion therapy to minor clients, a judge said.
RIVERSIDE (RNS) — Two days after Jarrid Wilson's suicide, Pastor Greg Laurie stressed the importance of seeking help when feeling depressed or experiencing suicidal thoughts.
(RNS) — News of Wilson’s passing followed a series of tweets he posted throughout the day Monday that dealt with suicide, including a post encouraging followers to remember that even though loving Jesus doesn’t cure mental illnesses, he does offer companionship and comfort.
(RNS) — A new study by the Christian research firm Barna Group suggests faith can be an asset when dealing with mental health concerns.
(RNS) — Numerous faith traditions have a history of criticizing suicide as a sin. But some faith leaders are now working not only to offer those facing despair help in addressing the root causes of suicide but to remove the stigma that keeps so many suffering families quiet after the death of a loved one.
Writer Rachel Marie Stone has dealt with anxiety since childhood. Sometimes her faith made it worse with a he-sees-you-when-you're-sleeping Jesus. In her new memoir, she talks about an adult faith that calms her fearful heart and helps her shift the narrative.
"Thank God for psychologists and Lexapro," writes Jonathan Merritt. "Without them, I might be dead today."
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — A new referral initiative is part of a growing menu of social services nationwide aimed at addressing the needs of American Muslims.
LONDON (AP) — In May, the Brothers of Charity group announced it would allow doctors to perform euthanasia at its 15 psychiatric hospitals in Belgium, one of only two countries — along with the Netherlands — where doctors are legally allowed to kill people with mental health problems, at their request.
The son of a popular Christian author talks about his struggle to embrace his uniqueness.
(RNS) Carrie Fisher "invented" herself as a Jew. She had a claim on that identity all along, and as an adult, exercised that claim.
The New York Times bestselling author talk about overcoming her struggle with cutting and how brokenness can be used to hurt or heal.
(RNS) When it comes to suicide, I believe in a God who grieves with those of us who crumble under the weight of chemical imbalance, the side effects of medication, life crises, abuse or deep depressions.
A Tennessee bill would allow mental health providers to refuse to treat patients based on their religious convictions. But Christian counselors say the bill is discriminatory and unnecessary.