Research shows that anxiety is the #1 mental health problem in the world. Our teens struggle with it, too. Check out these six practical truths teens can use to battle anxiety.
As a parent or ministry leader, it’s important to know helpful ways to assist kids who are suffering with anxiety. Here are some practical tips for you.
There are many different strategies everyday leaders can use to help kids manage their mental health. Here are some from a licensed mental health therapist.
As youth pastors, it can seem wrong to “love yourself.” But if God sees us as worthy of love, shouldn’t we? Here are some key ways to love yourself first.
Humans need rest to be the people God made us to be. So as ministry leaders, why do we justify leaving it out? Learn about rest as part of your wellness, and find out what we’re doing at OC22 to help you rest and reflect.
Today’s kids were already facing mental health problems. Now they feel delayed by the pandemic, and it’s added to their anxiety levels. According to Barna research, 82 percent of Generation Z members believe they’ve been traumatized. While it sounds extreme, many of them feel: Postponed. Pushed aside. Penalized. This group of teens believe part […]
If you’ve ever felt depleted or so overwhelmed that you might faint, there’s a chance you might be on the edge of burnout. These are 5 things to do when you sense a burnout coming.
Cyberbullying has become a rising problem for kids in this day and age. What are some things the church can do about it? Read to learn more.
When you seek to understand a student’s thoughts and beliefs, you’ll get a glimpse into the depth of their struggle.
So, how can you turn the ship around? How can you course correct, and ultimately get to a better place? Here are four tips that you can do to help prevent that burn out.
I grew up in Sherman, Texas. Most of you have never heard of Sherman, but I can tell you it was a wonderful place to grow up. It was a middle size town in North Texas full of trees (despite what many think about Texas), with a laid-back atmosphere, and a love for the Dallas […]
If you watch or listen to the news very often, you may realize that, sadly, suicide rates are on the rise. We could speculate all day about reasons this might be true, but regardless, one of the greatest things we can do to combat this rising trend is to create and keep the conversation going […]