New tool highlights value of age-old resource to address mental health crisis

As millions worldwide struggle with mental health, a new article series, “Mental Health — Help From the Bible,” discusses the importance of proper medical treatment as well as how the Bible can help in practical ways. Valley News/Courtesy photo
“Mental Health — Help From the Bible,” available free of charge both in print and on Jehovah’s Witnesses’ official website,, encourages readers to seek assistance with mental health concerns and outlines how guidance found in Scripture can help in practical ways. The lead article in the series, “A Worldwide Mental Health Crisis,” not only documents contributing factors but also defines what a mental disorder is and what it is not.“The Bible is not a medical guidebook, but its enduring principles are as powerful today as they ever were,” said Robert Hendriks, U.S. spokesperson for the organization. “This special series provides comfort and strategies based on those principles. We are thrilled to provide such a powerful resource to the world.”California r
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