Books and information

Fireflies: Finding Light in a Dark World
by Heather Gordon-Young

A review of this spiritual memoir of a sister who shares her quest to help her brother face a mental illness. Recommended by pastoral leaders with experience working with people with mental illness:

Anxious: Choosing Faith in a World of Worry
by Amy Simpson, IVP Books, 2014.

Blessed are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family & Church

by Sarah Griffith Lund, Chalice Press, 2014.

Darkness Is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness
Kathryn Greene-McCreight, Brazos Press, 2015.

Mental Health and the Church: A Ministry Handbook for Including Children and Adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, and Other Common Mental Health Conditions
by Stephen Grcevich, MD, Zondervan, 2018.

Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness and Their Families
by Robert H. Albers, William H. Meller, and Steven D. Thurber, editors. Fortress Press, 2012.

Spirituality and Mental Health Care: Rediscovering a ‘Forgotten’ Dimension
by John Swinton, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2001.

Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission
by Amy Simpson, IVP Books, 2013.

Understanding Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health Disorders for Family and Friends
by Carlin Barnes, MD, Marketa Wills, MD, Skyhorse, 2019.

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