Patty Mason was a happy wife and mother with a successful career yet she was still depressed. When she was at her breaking point, she cried out to God. She shares about the journey that changed everything—her perspective on life, depression, and of God.
If you have ever struggled with depression or loved someone who struggles, this episode is the perfect show for you. We talk about how my guest, Patty Mason, was able to break the bonds of depression and wants to offer that same hope to you. Because of Him, #HopePrevails!
Depression doesn’t occur in isolation—it impacts our spouses, our family, our friends, and others around us. Join us as we discuss how to help someone with depression. We discuss common signs & symptoms, helpful things to do, what to say, and what not to say.
Have you ever been so clouded in darkness that there seemed to be no way out? Have you ever wondered if others would just be better off without you? Or maybe you just wanted the pain to end. I’ve been there. Even as a Christian board-certified clinical neuropsychologist treating patients with depression, I fell into the pit myself. But there is another way. I want to offer hope when a suicide attempt feels like the only option. National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States is September 8-14, 2019. Read my story below and be encouraged. You are not alone!
Part 2 of hope for depression covers how to fight depression. The enemy seeks to steal our joy, kill our peace, and destroy our identity. But, God puts limits on the enemy’s and depression’s influence in our lives, just like God limited the enemy’s impact on Job. Listen to this episode of Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson to learn more about the hope that is available in the fight against depression!