What does the Bible say about mental illness? Why do people get mentally ill? Is this a trial for them? Or a challenge from the Lord? Why did God allow some people to be mentally ill?
According to the World Health Organization, Mental disorders comprise a broad range of problems, with different symptoms. However, they are generally characterized by some combination of abnormal thoughts, emotions, behaviour and relationships with others. Examples are schizophrenia, depression, intellectual disabilities and disorders due to drug abuse. Most of these disorders can be successfully treated.
When I read your question, the 1st bible character I remember was King Nebuchadnezzar who went crazy but later on was restored.
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For the general view of mental illness you can also see this link What does the Bible say about mental illness? | ERLC
Hi, @theenaocay! Thank you for that, God bless you and keep safe!