My Life In Pieces – Healing for the Abused and Broken

 

I was introduced to Alice many years ago.  Funny, interesting, creative, and eventually a good friend, her heart was BIG and caring. She loved the Lord with her very being.  Behind those wonderful characteristics however, she was raised with a dark past that no one would want to go through.  Growing up, her life was filled with satanic ritual abuse that evolved into dissociative mental disorder.

Very few knew the details of her life.  She was one of strength, courage, and more importantly, her dedication to Christ to whom she gave her life to. This was a decision she never regretted, as she often said, “Without God, I would be dead.”  Alice was no longer a victim but a survivor in Christ Jesus. Courageously, her life showed what the power of God can do.  This is her story.

If you are the parent of a teen or young adult with a mental illness, disorder, or abused and broken, this book is for you.

5 Things to Do When Your Teen is Diagnosed with a Mental Illness

5 Things to Do When Your Teen is Diagnosed with a Mental Illness - Anchor Of Promise

by Julia Greif

Watching your child/teen being diagnosed and living with a mental illness is hard. This is something no parent wants to experience.  In fact, after being diagnosed many parents feel lost as to what is next.

There are many things to do and not to do when you’re dealing with any mental illness. As someone who was diagnosed in my early twenties, I want to encourage parents by bringing attention to the things they CAN do.

My family (like many families) didn’t know what to do or what to say.  Because of this, it broke and hurt me in ways that made living with a mental illness worse. So here are some words of wisdom that I want to share with you today as you guide your teen through their mental illness. Continue reading