Telling someone your own story of depression and thoughts of suicide can be a lifeline.

Mental health and illness remain a stigma even in the life of the church, but we can change that.


Improving patient care is a continual process. Occasionally, improved care can result from simple changes.

Hearing aids can reduce your risk of dementia, so why do so few people get and use a hearing aid?

Where is God in the midst of a patient’s intractable pain—or our own suffering?

Take hold of summer by reflecting, pondering, listening, playing, breathing fully.

When caring for people means experiencing their suffering, we can sometimes wonder, who’s caring for me?

Some patients trigger reactions in our conscious or unconscious selves; the result may harm or hamper proper nursing care.

Hope, buoyed by faith and Christian community, sustains us when mental health is our struggle.

Caring for a person’s feet can translate into much needed whole-person care.