COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Dear Friends, Infectious disease specialists Dr. Daniel Hinthorn and Dr. Scott James share an informative perspective on COVID-19 vaccines, discussing their historic nature and the rapid speed of their development. Focus on the Family guests answer common questions about the vaccines, addressing practical concerns and next steps while taking a look at where the pandemic…

A Teen Suicide Attempt Can Rock the Whole Family

Dear Friends, A child or teen suicide attempt represents much more than a medical problem. It represents a young person in crisis, crying out for help. I am an emergency medicine physician. And among the many difficult situations that we face in emergency departments are suicide attempts. My training was meant to prepare me for the medical consequences…

How to Develop a Resilient Mindset

Dear Friends, Resilience isn’t merely surviving. And it’s not about denying the depth of pain and its ongoing impact. Instead, it’s about learning from and growing through adversity — about becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable. Author Josh Squires tells of a grueling multi-day hike that’s part of Army Mountain Warfare School training. It requires slogging…