Words of Life
Finding a New “Normal”

Finding a New “Normal”

October 27, 2019

As Aleata and Bernie continue the discussion on grief, today they discuss the process in finding a new normal. Many traumas aren’t something any of us can “get over”, instead, Aleata discusses the process of finding a new “normal” and how we can offer a ministry of presence by just being there for someone going through a hard time.

Series: HEADSPACE/ a series on mental health

Loss and Grief

Loss and Grief

October 20, 2019

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) isn’t just reserved for those who have witnessed the horrors of war but can be experienced by anyone. Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes and some events can leave such a lasting impact that we may need outside help to overcome. In today’s episode, Aleata discusses that the stages of grief don’t happen in a fish bowl. Pain can be a much more complicated thing to move past.

Series: HEADSPACE/ a series on mental health

Depression: Older Adults

Depression: Older Adults

October 12, 2019

Depression among older adults is a real concern and 35% of adults with a major depressive episode never received treatment. We’ve all heard the term “Mid-life crisis”, and this can truly be a sign of depression. By the time we reach this age, it’s common to look back and have regrets but Bernie and Aleata offer Biblical encouragement on how to look forward.

Series: HEADSPACE/ a series on mental health

Depression: 20’s and 30’s

Depression: 20’s and 30’s

October 6, 2019

The prevalence of adults with a major depressive episode is highest among individuals aged 18-25. During the 20’s and 30’s, people experience many life changes that can often trigger a mental health episode- especially for those lacking a strong support system from family and friends.

Series: HEADSPACE/ a series on mental health