Praying When You Feel Anxiety or Depression

Did You Know?

  • Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.
  • Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment.
  • People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor and six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric disorders than those who do not suffer from anxiety disorders.
  • Anxiety disorders develop from a complex set of risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and life events.

 


How to Pray When You’re Feeling Anxious or Depressed

David Murray

Prayer is hard at the best of times, but it’s hardest during anxious or depressed times. During such seasons, most of us find it hard to concentrate, we feel God is far away, and we despair of God hearing or helping us.

How can we make prayer easier and more encouraging to us in such dark and disturbing spells?

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Many folks feel shame, or other reasons for not seeking treatment PLEASE if you or someone you know is depressed, or has other mental health or substance abuse issues take the first step to save a life today and call:  

 

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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