COVID-19 and the Mental Health Crisis in America: A Special Edition of Christian Counseling Today

In lieu of today’s regular Thursday blog post, I want you to have this enlightening and timely compilation of articles related to our current virus-related mental health issues. This is invaluable to me and I hope you will also be enriched.

CLICK HERE for the entire Spring 2020 Issue

OR Click on your topics of interest below


Created to Connect/Designed to Thrive

Crisis Intervention

Depression Treatment

Fear Factor

Kids, Terror, and the Media

Kids Traumatized by Crisis

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Overcoming the Overwhelming

Panic Attacks

Parenting Under Stress


Spiritual and Emotional Doubt

Today’s Helpful Word  

Psalm 33:20-22

We wait in hope for the Lord;
    he is our help and our shield.
 In him our hearts rejoice,
    for we trust in his holy name.
May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,
    even as we put our hope in you.

Always the Fight Ministries (ATFM) has been displaying compassion for those fighting mental illness, addiction, or abuse since 2012. Nancy is the founder and voice of ATFM and openly shares her emotional resurrection from despair


NOTE: I am not a doctor or a mental health professional, and speak only from personal experiences and observations. In no way is this website intended to substitute for professional mental or behavioral health care.

If you are feeling suicidal, or concerned about someone who is, in the U.S. call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or for a list of international suicide hotlines, go here.

If you are suicidal with a plan, immediately call 911 in the U.S. or go to your nearest emergency room. In the EU call 112. (For other international emergency numbers, go here ). Hope and help are yours!

*Unless otherwise indicated, Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright (c) 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.., Carlo Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved

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