No mission? Then young LDS men are in ‘No-Mormon’s Land’
Guest blogger Mette Harrison, whose college-age son has decided not to serve a mission at this time, says we are in danger of throwing away a group of young Mormon men who do not go on missions, making them feel like second-class citizens or worse.
“No More Shame”: A Mormon Apostle Sheds Light on Mental Illness—And His Own Struggles
Some readers know that there is a history of mental illness in my family, as I’ve written about before. This includes but is not limited to my father, who died in 2010. Without going into specifics, I would say that there is no getting around the pain that mental illness can bring into a family’s […]
Mormons and Depression
The 2012 Relief Society/Priesthood manual missed an opportunity to offer comfort and hope to church members who struggle with mental health problems. They and those who love them may be inspired to know how George Albert Smith recovered from this terribly dark place.