mental illness

Canada’s Suicidal Slide

Canada’s Suicidal Slide

If it is true, as Richard Weaver famously put it, that “ideas have consequences,” it is also true that bad ideas have victims. On no other contemporary issue today is the connection between a bad idea and its victims clearer than assisted suicide. In no other nation today are the bad ideas and their victims more aggressively embraced than in Canada.

Nearly 42 Percent of Gen Zers Suffer from Mental Illness, Study Shows

Nearly 42 Percent of Gen Zers Suffer from Mental Illness, Study Shows

A new study found that nearly 70 percent of Generation Z say their mental health was challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and a total of 42 percent of Gen Zers say they have been diagnosed with a mental illness.

One-Fourth of Pastors Have 'Personally Struggled with Mental Illness': Lifeway Survey

One-Fourth of Pastors Have 'Personally Struggled with Mental Illness': Lifeway Survey

A majority of pastors in the U.S. say they have known of at least one church member who has been diagnosed with severe mental illness, according to a new Lifeway Research survey that also reveals an uptick in the percentage of pastors who say they themselves have struggled with mental illness.

Original Charlie Brown Voice Actor Peter Robbins Dies by Suicide at 65

Original Charlie Brown Voice Actor Peter Robbins Dies by Suicide at 65

Peter Robbins, the actor who originally voiced the iconic animated character Charlie Brown, has died by suicide at the age of 65.

Thoughts and Decrease in Mental Health

Thoughts and Decrease in Mental Health

For years now, experts have warned of the so-called “deaths from despair,” describing the increased rates of mental illness, depression, and addictions among many population segments in our country. In addition to these, however, there’s another pre-existing condition that often goes unmentioned: American hyper-individualism.

Mental Illness Is Hurting Black People. Prayer Can't Be Our Only Defense.

Mental Illness Is Hurting Black People. Prayer Can't Be Our Only Defense.

In the Black community, mental issues have always been hush-hush. We are more likely to trump our mental fears with spiritual faith. We are more likely to go to the altar than go to a therapist. Most of all, you don’t talk about this stuff outside of the family; in fact, you don’t talk about it too much in the family!

COVID-19, Depression and Suicide

COVID-19, Depression and Suicide

We expected a steep decline in mental health during this pandemic. Which is exactly what happened.