Resources

ABUSE

Local Crisis Services

If you are needing immediate crisis assistance call 911 or contact the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline: 844-363-3452.  If you are struggling with your own personal anger and/or rage, please reach out to someone, contact Family Support Services or come to our Celebrate Recovery Ministry.  It is not too late to reach out and get some help.

Family Support Services in Amarillo

Local Children’s Advocacy Organizations

The Bridge

CASA

Survivor Stories

We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis by Mary DeMuth

What is a Girl Worth?: My Story of the Silence and Exposing the Truth about Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics by Rachel Denhollander

Jackie Hill Perry

Susan Codone

Domestic Abuse

Leslie Vernick

Chris Moles

ADDICTION

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel by Edward T. Welch

Celebrate Recovery

Food

Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Overcoming the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Pornography

Covenant Eyes

ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA

Second Forgetting: Remembering the Power of the Gospel during Alzheimer’s Disease by Dr. Benjamin T.

Untangling Alzheimer’s: The Guide for Families and Professionals by Tam Cummings

Surviving-Alzheimer’s by Paula Spencer Scott

ANXIETY

Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety: Becoming a Woman of Faith and Confidence by Elyse Fitzpatrick

 Anxious: Choosing Faith in a World of Worry by Amy Simpson

Running Scared: Fear, Worry and the God of Rest by Ed Welch

When I Am Afraid: A Step-by-Step Guide Away From Fear and Anxiety by Ed Welch

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict, Third Edition by Ken Sande

If You Bite & Devour One Another by Alexander Strauch

DEPRESSION

Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness by Ed Welch

DIVORCE

DivorceCare

GRIEF RESOURCES FOR ADULTS

GriefShare

Daily Email Helps

Books

GRIEF RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN

How To Tell A Child About The Death Of A Loved One

http://www.lifeway.com/Article/Children-and-grief

https://www.griefshare.org/children

General Information

http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/your-childs-emotions/how-to-help-your-child-grieve/how-to-help-your-child-grieve

https://childrengrieve.org/about-childhood-grief

https://psychcentral.com/lib/children-and-grief/

https://psychcentral.com/lib/children-and-grief-2/

https://psychcentral.com/lib/the-3-myths-of-grief-and-children/

https://www.dougy.org/grief-resources/how-to-help-a-grieving-child/

Helpful Video Produced by Sesame Street

https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=spigot-chr-gcmac&p=elmo+video+on+grief#id=6&vid=f9f77d3234466ab675510423ee44a88a&action=click

 Children’s Grief Responses and Behaviors

http://www.childgrief.org/howtohelp.htm

Helpful Activities

http://www.childgrief.org/childrenspage.htm

https://www.kathleenfucciministries.org/store/

Developmental Responses

https://www.dougy.org/docs/Developmental_Responses_2017.pdf

Helpful Books List

https://www.kathleenfucciministries.org/store/

https://childrengrieve.org/when-someone-dies-child-caregiver-activity-book

http://www.personalhelpstore.org/categorylist.asp?myMode=2&c=496224%3AChildrens+Books&cid=495651&c1=Personal+Help+Store&stc=495651&smc=496197

https://www.amazon.com/Childs-View-Grief-Teachers-Counselors/dp/1879651432

MARRIAGE

Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires, the Respect He Desperately Needs by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

What Did You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul Tripp

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

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STEP PARENTING

The Smart Stepfamily Marriage: Keys to Success in the Blended Family by Ron L. Deal, David H. Olson

SUFFERING

God’s Grace in your Suffering by David Powlison

Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Does Not Make Sense by Paul Tripp

SUICIDE PREVENTION & AWARENESS

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255; www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Helpful Websites

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention   

American Association of Suicidology 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Jason Foundation 

Jed Foundation

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Helpful Apps

Suicide Safety Plan

Be Safe

Jason Foundation: A Friend Asks

TRAUMA

On the Threshold of Hope by Diane Langberg

The Wounded Heart by Dan B. Allender