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Why I’m Not Afraid of Mental Health Counseling Anymore

by LDS.org | January 17, 2019 | Makes You Think

"Getting the help you need is not a sign of weakness or failure. Heavenly Father wants us to be healthy, me...

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How We Can Dispel Mental Illness Myths + The Story Behind the "Mental Health Hymn"

by Jane Clayson Johnson, excerpted from "Silent Souls Weeping: Depression—Sharing Stories, Finding Hope" | January 11, 2019 | Makes You Think

This story originally appeared in the  January/February 2019 issue  of  LDS Living magazine ...

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Elder Cornish Talks Mental Illness, Suicide, and Finding Hope in Powerful Podcast

by Deseret News | November 15, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is part of a transcript for the Deseret News podcast "Therefor, what?" Listen to the podcast ...

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3 Powerful Lessons Having a Mission Companion with Depression Taught Me About God's Love

by Lucy Stevenson | July 20, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout my service as a full-time missionary, I was blessed to serve closely with many people who touche...

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Mental Disabilities at Church: How Ward Members and Parents Can Help

by Kim and Kurt Zalewski | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One Sunday, when our 14-year-old son, Brian, attempted to sit through sacrament meeting, he lost control an...

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Latter-day Saint Journalist Shares Honest, Raw Story of Depression to Bring Hope to Others

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | January 21, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There was a time when Jane Clayson Johnson felt so depressed that she planned her own funeral and secretly ...

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What (and What Not) to Say to Those Struggling with Chronic Illness in the Church

by Audy Leavitt | Makes You Think

I was born with a genetic, chronic pain condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Through the years, I've be...

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Why Hank Smith "Went a Little Crazy on Twitter" with 5 Powerful Posts All Members Need to Read

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Despite many people, including Elder Jeffrey R. Holland ,  BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum ,  Unive...

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4 Tips for Those Who Experience Anxiety in the Temple and at Church

by Madeleine Tolk | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Latter-day Saints are promised blessings such as peace, strength, and increased spirituality when we attend...

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For Those Struggling with Mental Illness: 4 Messages from Church Leaders You Need to Hear

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One in four people worldwide will be affected by mental illness or neurological disorders at one point in t...