loader from loading.io

Hope for the Hurting, Homeless and Hopeless

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

Release Date: 12/13/2017

5 Questions to ask yourself on a bad day show art 5 Questions to ask yourself on a bad day

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad talks 5 questions to ask yourself on a bad day. He talks about things to ask yourself to help get yourself through the hard days and not let yourself become stuck there.      We encourage you to share this podcast with your friends via your social media connections. After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at [email protected] with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast.   If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a comment...

info_outline
Pastor Brad Hoefs interviews Doug Beach show art Pastor Brad Hoefs interviews Doug Beach

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

On this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs interviews Doug Beach, chairperson of the NAMI FaithNet advisory group, and president of NAMI San Antonio. They discuss to upcoming 6th annual Pathways to Hope conference Friday-Saturday August 27-28. Go to pathwaystohope.net to learn more.

info_outline
Pastor Brad Hoefs speaks with Fresh Hope ambassador Kayla Warner show art Pastor Brad Hoefs speaks with Fresh Hope ambassador Kayla Warner

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

In this episode of Fresh Hope for mental health Pastor Brad Hoefs speaks with Fresh Hope ambassador Kayla Warner   Kayla Warner is a Fresh Hope Ambassador and co-leads Fresh Hope and Fresh Hope for Teens groups online and recently began a Fresh Hope for Pre-Teens group that meets online. She is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach and enjoys helping others achieve health in all areas of life especially their mental health. She is working towards being a Certified Mental Health Coach where she can provide short term peer counseling. She enjoys reading, swimming and writing, and published...

info_outline
Holding to Hope: Staying Sane While Loving Someone with a Mental Illness show art Holding to Hope: Staying Sane While Loving Someone with a Mental Illness

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

If your loved one suffers with mental illness, then Holding to Hope will speak directly to you. Brad and Donna Hoefs use their story of lived experience and realistic examples as they navigate readers through challenging emotions and self-reflection.  Loving someone with mental illness can be lonely and can leave you feeling hopeless, but this book validates the struggle and frustration while painting a future of hope and recovery.  Reading this book will encourage and connect you to a community of people who feel just like you and offer you the support that you are longing for....

info_outline
Interview with Rev. Sara Lund show art Interview with Rev. Sara Lund

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

On this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs interviews Rev. Sara Lund, author of "Blessed Union breaking the silence of mental illness and marriage". 

info_outline
Processing the Pandemic show art Processing the Pandemic

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health Pastor Brad talks about the global pandemic.  He talks about how important it is for all of us to process our feelings and what we have experienced over the past year.  This past year has been one of great stress, change, political stress, and racial issues, all of which can easily create a traumatic response within even the most laidback type of personality.  We encourage you to give this a listen and take some time personal time to process this past year.   Fresh Hope also has available a four-week guide for individuals and...

info_outline
A Doctor's insights on maintaining her Mental Health during a pandemic show art A Doctor's insights on maintaining her Mental Health during a pandemic

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad Hoefs talks to Dr. Jocelyn Baily. If you know anyone working in health care in these crazy times share this with them. Jocelyn share some ideas on how to maintain your mental health while working on the frontlines in the medical field during this pandemic.

info_outline
Part III: Staying Sane in Crazy Times Such as Now! show art Part III: Staying Sane in Crazy Times Such as Now!

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

This edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health is part of a three-part series in which Pastor Brad talks about how to keep sane during stress-filled crazy times as we find ourselves in with this global pandemic. In this edition, Part III, he will talk about some practical ways to maintain your mental health.

info_outline
Part II: Staying Sane in Crazy Times Such as Now! show art Part II: Staying Sane in Crazy Times Such as Now!

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

This edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health is part of a three-part series in which Pastor Brad talks about how to keep sane during stress-filled crazy times as we find ourselves in with this global pandemic. In this edition, Part II,  he will talk about eight important things to remember when going through tough and stressful times in life. 

info_outline
Part I: Staying Like Sane in Crazy Times Such as Now! show art Part I: Staying Like Sane in Crazy Times Such as Now!

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

This edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health is part of a three-part series in which Pastor Brad talks about how to keep sane during stress-filled crazy times as we find ourselves in with this global pandemic. In this edition, he will talk about three important ways to think when going through tough and stressful times in life. 

info_outline
 
More Episodes

In this edition of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, Pastor Brad interviews Ms. Candace Hoyt-Gregory, C.E.O. of the Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska.  Candice gives helpful insight into mental health issues that the homeless face as well as just the compassion and mercy that is needed when ministering to hurting, hopeless and homeless people.

This interview is very insightful for the Church at large and caregivers regarding hopelessness.  But, there’s a LOT of encouragement also for those who are hurting and feeling hopeless.  No matter where you are “at” today, you’ll get a lot from this interview.

Candace Gregory is President/CEO of Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska. Since joining the Mission as a case manager in 1995, Ms. Gregory has also served as Director of Family Ministries, Director of Lydia House and Family Ministries, and Chief Operating Officer.

Born and raised in New Brunswick, Canada, Candace is a graduate of Lower Coverdale Christian Academy, Bethany Bible College, New Brunswick Community College, and Grace University with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies. In 2004, Candace received an honorary doctorate from Clarkson College of Sciences in Humanitarian Services Prior to her entry in the social service and family ministry profession, Candace was a successful businesswoman who launched and managed family-owned pizza restaurants in Canada. She is a devoted wife and mother, residing in Iowa with her husband Steve and their four children.

Ms. Gregory has more than 20 years of experience in children and family ministries. She has become a noted national advocate for the homeless and is sought out for her experience in implementing community prevention programs that help end the cycle of homelessness and poverty.  Ms. Gregory is a seasoned community relations builder, having acquired partnerships with Omaha businesses and service organizations.

After listening to this podcast, we encourage you to email us at [email protected] with a comment or question that we will share on our next podcast.  

If you are listening to this podcast on iTunes, we encourage you to leave a comment regarding the podcast. Or you can leave a voice message for us on the site:  www.FreshHope4MentalHealth.com

Pastor Brad Hoefs, the host of Fresh Hope for Mental Health, is the founder of Fresh Hope Ministries, a network of Christian mental health support groups for those who have a diagnosis and their loved ones. In other words, Fresh Hope is a Christian mental health support group. 

Brad was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1995. He is a weekly blogger for www.bphope.com (Bipolar Magazine). He is also a certified peer specialist and has been doing pastoral counseling since 1985. Brad is also the author of Fresh Hope: Living Well in Spite of a Mental Health Diagnosis, which is available on Amazon or at www.FreshHopeBook.com

If you are interested in more information about Fresh Hope go to www.FreshHope.us or email [email protected] or call 402.932.3089.

To donate to Fresh Hope go to http://freshhope.us/donate/ 

For a complete list of where Fresh Hope groups are presently meeting, go to www.FreshHope.us and click on “find a group.”  Or you may attain an online group of meetings of Fresh Hope by going to www.FreshHopeMeeting.com

If you are interested in starting a Fresh Hope group within your faith community, contact Julie at [email protected] 

Fresh Hope for Mental Health is a production of Fresh Hope Ministries. 

Fresh Hope Ministries is a non-profit ministry.  

The copyrights of this program belong to Fresh Hope Ministries and may not be duplicated without written permission. 

All of the podcasts of Fresh Hope Today, as well as numerous other videos, are all available on our YouTube channel: Fresh Hope Network

 Fresh Hope for Mental Health is on Facebook at  www.Facebook.com/FreshHopeforMentalHealth