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This page contains some of the resources which have helped me in my journey with depression. It is by no means an exhaustive list and I will be updating it from time to time. Whether you are a friend who wishes to understand further or you experience mental health problems yourself, I hope you will find some of these helpful.

BiographiesChristian perspectivesDevotionalsMusicSelf-help

Biographies

Meynell, Mark, 2018. When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend: Reflections on life and ministry with depression. London: Inter-Varsity Press.

Scrivener, Emma, 2012. A New Name: Grace and healing for anorexia. Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press.

Christian perspectives

Lawson, Michael, 2006. D is for depression: Spiritual, psychological and medical resources for healing depression. Reprint 2008. Fearn: Christian Focus Publications.

Scrivener, Emma, 2017. A New Day. London: Inter-Varsity Press.

Williams, Chris, Paul Richards and Ingrid Whitton, 2002. I’m Not Supposed to Feel Like This: A Christian self-help approach to depression and anxiety. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

Devotionals

Bennett, Arthur, 1975. The Valley of Vision: A collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions. Reprint 2015. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust.

Searles, Matt, 2017. Tumbling Sky: Psalm Devotions for Weary Souls. Leyland: 10Publishing.

Music

Faux, Steven and Clem Faux, 2018. Lift: Psalm 91. In: Steven Faux and Clem Faux. You Are: Psalms Project Volume IV (90-105). [CD] Bath: Steven Faux. Track 2.

Hodge, Trevor, 2010. No Other Name. In: Emu Music, 2015. Songs for Little Rooms 2. [CD] Sydney: Emu Music. Track 1.

Searles, Matt, 2016. Tumbling Sky: Psalms for Weary Souls. [CD] Buckingham: Matt Searles.

Searles, Matt, 2013. Like deer in thirsty lands (Psalm 42&43). In: Matt Searles. From the river to the ends of the earth. [CD] Motherwell: Matt Searles. Track 6.

Twenty One Pilots, 2011. Vessel. [CD] New York, NY: Fueled by Ramen.

Self-help

Gilbert, Paul, 2009. Overcoming Depression: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques. 3rd ed. London: Constable & Robinson.

Greenberger, Dennis and Christine A. Padesky, 2016. Mind over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Guilford Press.