If you or someone you know struggles with emotional health, consider working with a professional therapist to gain clarity and identify the aspects of emotional health that you want to improve. They can help you develop a plan.
National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357) by SAMHSA is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
And if you are in a dangerous or emergency situation, be sure to contact your local authorities at 911.
Dear Lord Jesus,
In your divine presence, we humbly seek the path to emotional health and well-being. We offer our gratitude for Your boundless love and unwavering guidance.
As we embark on this journey, we recognize the importance of releasing our burdens into Your loving care. You bore the weight of the world's sorrows, and in You, we find the strength to confront our fears, the courage to face our doubts, and the compassion to extend forgiveness – to others and ourselves.
Guide us, O Lord, in developing emotional intelligence and resilience. Grant us the wisdom to understand our emotions and the courage to express them in healthy ways. Help us see that emotions are not obstacles but tools to navigate the complexities of life.
Grant us the patience to be slow to anger, the wisdom to listen with empathy, and the grace to extend kindness to those we encounter on our journey. In this process, may we also find the strength to forgive those who have wronged us, knowing that forgiveness brings healing to our own wounded hearts.
Let Your peace, which surpasses all understanding, be our constant companion, guarding our hearts and minds. May we trust in Your providence and find calm in the midst of life's storms, knowing that You work all things for good.
May our speech be filled with grace, offering encouragement and hope to others. May our thoughts dwell on things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, and of good repute.
Grant us the strength to set healthy boundaries in our relationships, to discern when to say "yes" and when to say "no." Help us to prioritize the well-being of ourselves and others.
Finally, Lord, grant us the patience to be kind to ourselves as we journey toward emotional health, understanding that transformation is a process. We rely on Your grace and guidance every step of the way.
In Your holy and precious name, Jesus, we offer these prayers. May our lives be a testament to Your grace, love, and transformative power. Amen.