Many leaders feel uncertain about how they can help an individuals who is deeply troubled by mental health. What if I say the wrong thing? I am not a therapist so maybe there isn't anything to talk about.
The reality is, we simply need to gain a deeper level of empathy in order to help encourage these individuals to not only progress in life but find valuable help with their mental help by engaging in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
By listening to experts we can better understand the issue. By listening to individuals who have experienced a struggle with mental health we can better understand what it is like trying to find growth and happiness in our Latter-day Saint communities.