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Help! Someone I Love Is Depressed: Practical Insights for Those Who Suffer Through Bouts of Depression and Their Families, Friends, Caregivers, and Churches
by Greg L Russ
Although he holds a doctorate in depression, author Greg L. Russ chose to write this book from a patient's point of view. Having suffered five clinical bouts, Russ offers a graphic look inside the dark abyss while chronicling the insights he learned when his depression intersected God's mercy. The book extends an invitation to families, friends, churches and their pastors ...more
Paperback, 124 pages
Published May 1st 2013 by Ambassador-Emerald International
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I found this book to be balanced and helpful. It answered several questions I've had, helping me to better understand depression and also to better understand how to show mercy and be compassionate without sinking under the burden I'm wanting to help others bear. With vulnerability and compassion, Greg Russ shares from his heart about his own struggle with chronic, recurring depression. He challenges the church, but without having a critical spirit toward the church and I really appreciate that. ...more
Feb 17, 2016 Barbie rated it it was amazing
This was an amazing book. It is a Christian minded way to deal with depression. He uses wonderful metaphors such as football fields and things to allow us to connect with thoughts and ideas.