Introducing Gratitude and Grace…

I have been very open about the personal tragedy that has unfolded for our family and in particularly my son Elliott, who has spent the last four years incarcerated for an unfortunate event that happened during his first psychotic break with Schizophrenia. Over the past 4 years we have been up and down the mountains … Continue reading Introducing Gratitude and Grace…

Forget About Stigma, This Is Something Uglier – Discrimination

While shopping at the local market recently, I noticed a woman who was helping two gentlemen do their shopping. We have a program in our area that pairs an aid with people who have mental or developmental disabilities to help them do routine tasks, like shopping. As she was helping them through the checkout line … Continue reading Forget About Stigma, This Is Something Uglier – Discrimination

We Need Less Mental Health Awareness & More Serious Mental Illness Action

On December 6, 2017 my family made a fateful decision to call 911 and seek help for my son. He had become suicidal and was hurting himself. At the time, he had spiraled into a state of psychosis, something our family had never experienced before. He had decompensated into a false reality of conspiracy theories, … Continue reading We Need Less Mental Health Awareness & More Serious Mental Illness Action

Christian Mental Health Books

Below you will find several books written from a Christian faith perspective on the subject of mental health. I recommend each and every one of these books. Some deal with personal issues and other deal with ministerial roles and their responsibilities to the congregation. Every book is well written, faith-based, and will help you understand … Continue reading Christian Mental Health Books

Reaching The 10 Million Forgotten Souls…

Healthy Mind Ministry Hebrews 13:3 "Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." Isaiah 61:1 "The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. … Continue reading Reaching The 10 Million Forgotten Souls…

Broken Minds Broken Rights : Civil Rights Abuses Of The Seriously Mentally Ill In The USA

Inmates have choked to death on their own feces, been boiled to death in showers, and strapped to chairs for days at a time resulting in atrocious deaths, not at the hands of other inmates, but those entrusted with their care. They are often left naked, unmedicated and in solitary confinement for sometimes years. This mess called a mental health system violates a few constitutional rights regularly.

Schizophrenia : Demon, Devil or Disease? An Evangelical Perspective

There are approximately 51 million people world wide that live with the brain disease schizophrenia. All schizophrenia is classified as a serious mental illness according to the NIMH. Schizophrenia is twice as prevalent in the US as Alzheimer's, yet so little is spoken about its effect on those living with it, it remains shrouded in … Continue reading Schizophrenia : Demon, Devil or Disease? An Evangelical Perspective

Healthy Mind Ministry : Contact Me For Prayer

If you or someone you love is living with any form of mental illness I would love to offer my prayers and support to you. I hold several diplomas and certificates related to Christian Ministry. I also fully understand the trials that mental illness brings our way as my son is Paranoid Schizophrenic and currently … Continue reading Healthy Mind Ministry : Contact Me For Prayer

Your Mind Matters To God

Studies prove that as people are presented with the actual facts about mental illness and they learn these illnesses arise from actual biological factors, their acceptance of these afflictions as an actual illness outside of the sufferers control rises, and they lose prior preconceived stigmas. There has been an archaic belief within the faith community … Continue reading Your Mind Matters To God

His Greatest Fear Came True : The Government Stole Him

"Why did you do this? Now they are going to kill me" Those were my sons last words as he was escorted from his Grandma & Grandpas by the Port St. Lucie Police Force in the early morning hours of December 6th, 2017. Every fear he had imagined over the past few weeks had just … Continue reading His Greatest Fear Came True : The Government Stole Him