Understanding Depression


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Depression is the single largest contributor to global disability. This short course will help leaders and church workers alike better understand what depression is, how it can be treated, how to support someone who has depression, some of the social and cultural impacts upon mental health, and what Christian faith and our Christian communities can offer in the midst of this struggle.

Course content:

  • Depression in today’s world

  • The features and symptoms of depression

  • A theological understanding of depression

  • Some social and cultural impacts upon mental health

  • The treatment of depression

  • Suicide

  • What Christian faith offers those experiencing depression

  • Supporting someone who is experiencing depression

Who is this course for:

Suitable for all church members

Course presenters: 

Keith Condie Co-Director, Mental Health & Pastoral Care Institute
Other presenters subject to availability

Course dates:

This course is not yet scheduled. If you are interested in attending this course at ADM, please let us know: