In today’s episode, we continue our conversation with Amanda Dunlap on mental health, speaking directly to the person sitting in our church pews. Amanda begins by explaining exactly what mental health includes and the most common mental health issues. She provides staggering statistics on the number of adults and children who struggle, emphasizing that no one suffering from a mental health issue is alone, especially after the effects the recent pandemic has had on mental health and substance use. Amanda gives helpful hints on how to deal with stress and how to seek community. She explains the generational impact on mental health and advises parents on how to talk about this important topic with their kids. She also discusses the effect that shame has in holding sufferers captive, and she provides guidance on seeking treatment.