Depressive Illness: The Curse of the Strong – Dr Tim Cantopher

Depressive Illness: The Curse of the Strong – Dr Tim Cantopher

Depressive Illness: The Curse of the Strong - Dr Tim CantopherThis a gem of a book to pull out and read a chapter or two during a lunch break or on the bus. Written for the everyday person who might be struggling with depression or coming to terms with a friend or family member’s diagnosis of the condition, it explains the key issues in easy to understand language, complete with humour and illustrations. And it’s not too long or complicated!

Written by a doctor from a faith background with medical understanding of and personal experience of depression it takes a very compassionate and kind approach to the issue. Of particular help is the comprehensive and easy to understand explanation of just how medication works, which may help anyone weighing up the pros and cons of this issue. Definitely recommended for anyone with questions about the key issues involved in depression’s symptoms, possible causes and treatment.

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Free mental health resource for churches

Free mental health resource for churches

Mental Health Access Resouce pack logoChurches and pastoral care workers can make use of this free resource to equip them in their ministry to support those in need.

The Mental Health Access Pack is a free online resource set up to help those who help others in the area of mental health. Set up in partnership with Livability, The Mind and Soul Foundation and Premier Life it aims to provide reliable information for churches all in one place, with links to relevant Christian charities working in this field.

With information about common mental health concerns, ways to help and practical tips the site also comments on what the Bible says about key issues involved.

For more info please visit: www.mentalhealthaccesspack.org