Psychological/Mental Issues

Latest News | Apr. 1 2020

Pressing on through the crisis: Taking care of yourself, others in difficult times

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist   How can I maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle during the COVID-19 crisis? How can I keep... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 30 2020

Lessons from Italy: Faith and self-sacrifice under quarantine

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Last fall, troubling news images from Italy showed the historic flooding of Venice. Today,... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Aug. 12 2019

Alzheimer’s, dementia: Pastor shares lessons learned

As a minister for more than 40 years, Mike Glenn walked through the valley of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease with many families through... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 20 2019

Cadence Call to offer courses for first responders, military members facing trauma or transitional issues

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist As tornados ripped across Lee County earlier this month, Alabama’s first responders were right there,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 8 2019

‘Not Alone’ mental health conference Feb. 22-23 will feature Kay Warren, Steve Marshall

One in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in the coming year. That makes it important for the church to know how to minister well both... [READ MORE]

Children | Feb. 6 2019

Parents may want to limit children’s tech use — and definitely their own

Practically everyone these days is concerned, if not annoyed, by the way young people seem to be addicted to technology. Research shows that... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Oct. 13 2016

Shame isolates, destroys community, psychiatrist says

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Nobody needs a psychiatrist to explain what shame feels like — we all know, said Curt... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 24 2015

NOBTS professor’s family talks openly about suicide, encourages people to show love, forgiveness in wake of Ashley Madison scandal

The family of Baptist professor and pastor John Gibson is calling his death a suicide connected to the Ashley Madison website hack. By openly... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 30 2015

Birmingham event focuses on helping church members struggling with mental illness

In the Jan. 8 issue of The Alabama Baptist, a series of articles was featured on the topic of mental illness issues. These articles explained... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 16 2015

WMU’s Project HELP: PTSD educates church members on how to help others

How would you react if someone in your church went through something traumatic, such as a violent crime or a horrible car accident? What would... [READ MORE]