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Equipped with Chris Brooks

Air Time Monday-Friday 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
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May 20, 2022

Mental Health and Children

When it comes to mental health issues in children and teens, how should we care for them?  Too often, there is a stigma attached to these disorders and families suffer alone.  Psychologist Matthew Stanford will take your questions about common mental health conditions our kids face so we can offer the grace, hope, and support they need.

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Matthew Stanford
Matthew Stanford

Matthew Stanford

Matthew S. Stanford (PhD, Baylor University) is CEO of the Hope and Healing Center and Institute in Houston, Texas, and adjunct professor of psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital Institute for Academic Medicine. His research on the interplay between mental health and faith has been featured in such national publications as The New York Times, USA Today, and Christianity Today. Dr. Stanford has worked with a variety of mentally ill clients, including those with aggression, personality disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, substance dependence, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.  He is the author of five books, including his latest Madness & Grace: A Practical Guide for Pastoral Care and Serious Mental Illness.

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Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area.    Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.

Equipped with Chris Brooks

Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live to grow spiritually, think Biblically, and live compassionately in a world that desperately needs our Savior.  Chris examines all of life through the lens of a Biblical Worldview, equipping believers to live, share and defend their faith in today's rapidly changing culture.