Do you seem to attract hurting people who want to talk with you about their problems? Do people share their anxious thoughts and their sad — even depressive — feelings with you, and you don't know what to do?
Maybe you wonder if they are just having a bad day or going through a phase, but there are so many articles about mental illness in the media that you wonder if they need medication. Perhaps you heard that the local psychiatric hospitals for youth are full, and this young person seems to need one, but you are unsure.
Actually, only about 4% of the people in distress need hospitalization, and only about 15% need professional counseling. So how can you differentiate what is needed? The enclosed video and written handout will assist you to make that decision with clarity. This teaching is being used by hundreds of ministers and influencers around the world because they found it essential to their work.
How to Evaluate and Refer
Quick Reference Guide - How to Evaluate and Refer