During the coronavirus or other times of major disruptions, parents or teens who know they are prone to depression or depressive feelings may feel like they are sinking. Yet, there is hope. Writer for Plugged In and the book, Beauty in the Browns: Finding Christ in the Darkness of Depression (coming out soon), Paul Asay, shared how he has spent most of his adult life learning how to live with mild to moderate depression. Then the COVID19 quarantine became a reality and Paul realized even more diligence was needed. “Folks who struggle with depression may find their sequestered lives in small ways or big ways mirroring a depressive episode.” However, using Bible verses of hope and specific coping skills can help parents and children.
Depression doesn’t have to win. Just keep taking the next right step forward. Click here for Bible verses and coping skills.