This is why I so want to get my book published. Thanks for pointing this article out.
Church Pastors Dismiss Mental Illness
By LiveScience Staff
In a study of Christian church members who approached their church for help with a personal or fa
The problem was solely spiritual in nature, they were told.
Here’s the thing: Other studies have found that clergy, and not psychologists or other mental health experts, are the most common source of help sought in times of psychological distress.
‘The results are troubling because it suggests individuals in the local church are either deny…”