May is Mental Health Month: Church Offers Resources

May is Mental Health Month: Church Offers Resources

May is Mental Health Month. Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have often taught about the importance of mental health. Below are some of the resources provided by the Church about mental and emotional health. Whether you are just discovering...
Resources to Help Us Counsel with Others

Resources to Help Us Counsel with Others

Many members face a variety of challenges. Parents, leaders, ministering brothers and sisters, and friends have the opportunity to provide help. As you minister to the needs of others, you can help them experience joy and fulfillment. As people seek solutions to their...
Church Resources to Help With Anxiety

Church Resources to Help With Anxiety

The Church offers several resources to help individuals and families deal with anxiety. Church News podcast “Anxiety and a Church resource for Life Help.” The audio podcast features Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis, Sister Carol Lawrence-Costley, and Brother G....
Video: The Miracle of Hope

Video: The Miracle of Hope

Watch the video “The Miracle of Hope.” Even though life can seem dark at times, things will get better. Through trials, turmoil, and even when facing the most insurmountable odds, our spiritual longings can help us discover the miracle of hope that is...
Updates to Life Help Resources

Updates to Life Help Resources

The Church has updated the Life Help resources available online and in the Gospel Library. Everyone needs help sometimes. Life is like that. In fact, God planned it to be that way. Mortality presents each of us with a wide variety of experiences and some are easier to...
Video: Working Through Emotional Trauma

Video: Working Through Emotional Trauma

The Church has published the video “Working Through Emotional Trauma.” Will emotional trauma ever go away? Addressing it with a professional counselor, praying to God, and talking with trusted friends can ease some pain. In this video Brittany shares her experience...
How to Recognize and Cope with Debilitating Anxiety

How to Recognize and Cope with Debilitating Anxiety

If you know someone with anxiety and think they blow it out of proportion, try hyperventilating. Stand in front of a clock and breath in and out, as hard and as quick as you can, for one minute. Your throat will go dry, you’ll feel ready to pass out, and you might...
Reaching Out to the One—Elder Ronald A. Rasband

Reaching Out to the One—Elder Ronald A. Rasband

In this video “Reaching Out to the One,” Elder Ronald A. Rasband explains how he is constantly looking for anyone who is depressed, or lonely, or downtrodden. He tries to deliver messages that will touch at least one soul. Learn more: LDS Resources to Help...
LDS Video: Facing Postpartum Anxiety and OCD

LDS Video: Facing Postpartum Anxiety and OCD

“Facing Postpartum Anxiety and OCD” is the latest video in the His Grace series on the Mormon Channel. The video explains that Lindsay was excited to be a new mom, but her feelings of joy and love were instantly overshadowed by postpartum anxiety and obsessive...
Video: Living with Depression

Video: Living with Depression

The Church video “Living with Depression” addresses trying to live a faithful life while suffering from depression. When Heather first recognized the symptoms of her depression, she felt ashamed. She also felt sure that with faith, prayer, and help from...
LDS Church Publishes Suicide Prevention Website

LDS Church Publishes Suicide Prevention Website

To coincide with the National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September and the World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, the LDS Church has published a Preventing Suicide web page. PreventingSuicide.lds.org provides essential information for those who are...

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