FABC Sponsors Community Mental Health Forum

Various coping methods and resources shared

By Lisa Stafford

For the fifth year, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church (FABC) held its annual Holistic Health Ministry Conference on October 24, 2020, concentrating this year on Mental Health. Mental illness may be more common than many people realize. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mental Illness is a medical condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, or mood. Such conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis.”   Continue reading “FABC Sponsors Community Mental Health Forum”

For the Love of Bipolar by Rhonda M. Lee

These are challenging and stressful times which can exacerbate the conditions of those already struggling with mental conditions. Families and loved ones do not have to struggle alone. There are resources available and with the proper help, people affected by mental illness can triumph.

For the Love of Bipolar is a personal account of the challenges associated with living with and loving someone suffering from Bipolar Disorder, a condition that can cause extreme mood shifts, and high and low energy levels, which could be attributed to sudden changes in life and hardships.

Contact the author at rmlee2013@gmail.com.