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  • Clergy and Mental Health Care Professional Collaboration in South Carolina pdf
  • Demon or Disorder? pdf
  • DivorceCare – Should your group members take anti-depressants? pdf
  • How to help the depressed, Christianity Today pdf
  • Letting in the Light-seniors depression Baycrest pdf
  • Mental Health: A guide for Faith Leader, APA pdf
  • Mental Illness and Faith Community Outreach pdf
  • Mental Health Information for Ministers pdf
  • NAMI Faith Community Call to Action pdf
  • Quick Reference on Mental Health for Faith Leaders, APA pdf
  • Study of Acute Mental Illness and Christian Faith, Lifeway Research pdf
  • Supporting the Weak pdf
  • The Mentally Ill as Neighbor pdf
  • Time to Change pdf


  1. Albers, R., Meller, W., Thurber, S. (ed), Ministry With Persons With Mental Illness And Their Families, Fortress Press, 2012.
  2. Amador, Xavier, I Am Not Sick I Don’t Need Help: How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment, Vida Press, 10th Anniversary Edition edition, 2011.
  3. Amador, Xavier , I’m Right, You’re Wrong, Now What?: Break the Impasse and Get What You Need, Hyperion, 2008.
  4. Bell, Lora, Out of the Darkness and Into the Light – My Personal Struggle with Schizoaffective Disorder and How the Illness, Bell Publishing, 2011.
  5. Burns, David, M.D., Ten Days To Self-Esteem, William Morrow, Reprint edition , 1999.
  6. Burns, David, M.D., Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, Harper; Reprint edition, 2008
  7. Copeland, Mary Ellen, Wellness Recovery Action Plan, Peach Press, 5th edition, 2011.
  8. Davis, Laura, The Courage To Heal : Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, William Morrow, 4 Rev Exp edition, 2008.
  9. Fuller, Torrey, Surviving Schizophrenia: A Family Manual, Sixth Edition, Harper Perennial, 2006.
  10. Greenberger, Dennis and Padesky, Christine, Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think, The Guilford Press, 1995.
  11. Greene-McCreight , Kathryn, Darkness Is My Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness, Brazos Press, 2006.
  12. Hamfelt, Robert, Minirth, Frank and Meier, Meier, Love Is a Choice, Thomas Nelson; Reprinted edition, 2003.
  13. Hauerwas, Stanley, Hannahs Child: A Theologians Memoir, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2010.
  14. Herman, Judith, Trauma and Recovery, Basic Books; 14tth printing edition, 1997.
  15. Kester, Glendyn, Through the eyes of God’s Child, Word Alive Press , 2013.
  16. Lund, Marcia, When Your Family Is Living With Mental Illness, Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2002.
  17. Mate, Gabor, M.D., When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress, Wiley, 2008.
  18. Mate, Gabor, M.D., In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, North Atlantic Books, 2010.
  19. Mate, Gabor, M.D., Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, Vintage Canada, 2000.
  20. Mate, Gabor, M.D., Levine, Peter, In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, Random House Inc., 2010.
  21. Mueser, Kim T., PhD and Susan Gingerich, MSW, The Complete Family Guide to Schizophrenia, Guilford Press, 2006.
  22. Nasar, Sylvia, A Beautiful Mind : A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition, 2011.
  23. Real, Terrance, I don’t want to talk about it, Scribner, 1998.
  24. Reinders, Hans S., Receiving the Gift of Friendship: Profound Disability, Theological Anthropology, and Ethics, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2008.
  25. Reynolds, Thomas E, Vulnerable Communion: A Theology of Disability and Hospitality, Brazos Press, 2008.
  26. Simpson, Amy, Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission, IVP Books, 2013.
  27. Schizophrenia Society of Canada, Rays of Hope, 4th Edition, 2012 (pdf file available at
  28. Swinton, John, Resurrecting the Person: Friendship and the Care of People with Mental Health Problems, Abington Press, 2000.
  29. Wield, Cathy and Waller, Rob, A Thorn in My Mind: Mental Illness, Stigma and the Church, Amazon Digital Services, Inc, 2012.
  30. Young, Kimberly S. and Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu, Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment, Wiley, 2010.

LifeWords Series, Caring Ministries Resources obtainable from the Canadian Bible Society, 7 titles series.

  1. God comforts those who mourn. Comfort and hope from the Bible in your sorrow
  2. The Lord keeps you safe. Words of Assurance from the Bible to calm your fears
  3. God’s love for us is sure and strong. Comfort from the Bible for Caregivers
  4. Turning to God. From addiction to recovery- finding a spiritual path
  5. For families under stress. Find strength i God’s word
  6. God is our shelter and strength. Words of hope from the Bible
  7. The Lord hears your cries. Hope and strength from the Bible in the midst of domestic violence

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