Every year, WORLD hosts the Hope Awards for Effective Compassion. Readers and listeners nominate hundreds of ministries, and we narrow the list to about eight or 10 semi-finalists. Just four make the final cut. This episode is about the runners-up.
Just about anyone working in mental healthcare, criminal justice, or social work will agree: people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders face a difficult road. This episode is about the 50 million Americans dealing with mental illness.
Coming from a good family doesn’t guarantee a trouble-free life. But having a shaky family foundation makes everything a lot harder. In this episode, journalists Anna Johansen Brown and Sarah Schweinsberg explore what compassion looks like for hurting children, young adults, and their parents.
This episode is about newcomers: Refugees and asylum seekers looking for a fresh start.