Mental Illness Is Not a Defect

Mental illness was in the news a lot in 2016. Reports say one in four people deal with mental illness. Writer Mikaela Conley reporting for Good Morning America stated back in 2012 that only about 60 percent of those with mental illness get treated. This is not good.

Many people, including many in the church, see mental illness as a weakness and even go so far as condemning those who have mental illness.

Other times mental illness is just not talked about.

Ed Stetzer, executive director of LifeWay Research says, "Because of the way we have ignored mental illness, we are hurting people."

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