More on Mental Illness

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Robin Williams Lived

In light of the 63-year-old comedian’s death, here are five things you can do to help prevent suicide.

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Life After Suicide: A Father Shares Lessons Learned

The former president of the Southern Baptist Convention shares the answers he found in the wake of his daughter’s suicide.

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Churches Are the Front Lines in the Battle for Mental Health

Studies show that people struggling with mental health issues often turn to pastors first. Too often, they receive only prayer and bad advice.

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Is Prayer the Best Medicine for Mental Illness?

When an arm is broken, we don’t just pray for it — we fix it. Why we should treat the brain the same way.

Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post September 2013 has been a cruel month. … Continued

Transgender theology professor asked to leave Christian college

RNS () — A California Christian university has asked a professor who was once its chair of theology and philosophy … Continued

Navy Yard shooting: Haven’t we been here before? Let’s not end up here again.

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post Doesn’t it feel like we’ve been here … Continued

Pope Francis shows it’s okay to say ‘gay’

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a news conference Monday. … Continued

Can grief be a mental illness? With new diagnostic changes, maybe

Each year 90,000 parents in the U.S. confront the profound suffering that follows the death of a child or adolescent. … Continued

Beneath stereotypes, a stressful life for preachers’ kids

The day Franklin Graham was born, he received a telegram. “Welcome to this sin-sick world,” the Western Union message said, … Continued