Ministry Blog

Category: Mental Health

LOVE LIFE: Self-Care For The Care Giver - Staying Healthy for the Long Term

2/26/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

In September of 2019, Jarrid Wilson, a young adult pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship, a megachurch in California, and the founder of a mental health... More

LOVE LIFE: Caring For the Care-Giver - Paying the Toll of Caring for Students In Trauma

2/24/2020 in Category Education, General Blog, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

As Generation Z enters into our culture as the most stressed, anxious, lonely and fearful generation in US history, youth leaders and parents find the... More

LOVE LIFE: Coping by Cutting - Understanding and Engaging A Student Who Is Cutting

2/14/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

When a student is discovered to be engaged in a practice of cutting or self-harm, it is important for youth leaders and parents to understand the relationship... More

LOVE LIFE: 8 Thinking Errors Common Among Suicidal Students

2/6/2020 in Category Education, General Blog, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

In the complex labyrinth of teen mental health, a significant factor in the progression toward teen suicide is cognitive distortions, or “thinking... More

LOVE LIFE: Engaging with Suicidal Students

1/21/2020 in Category Education, Mental Health, Staff, Warren Mainard, Youth Ministry

By Warren Mainard and Mark Haug

You have noticed some warning signs that a student may be having suicidal ideations.  You take a step to engage in a deeper conversation about what the... More