This book will provide pastors, church leaders, and anyone else attempting to respond to a crisis with tools and knowledge needed to help the hurting through significant issues of life. A Biblical model of helping others is provided along with an overview of situations one may face when dealing with emotional and mental illnesses, grief and loss, addiction and depression just to mention a few. The author provides an extensive list of resources related to each topic including names of professionals in the field as well as website addresses. Dr. Edward Moody speaks with a qualified voice to the subjects covered providing a useful tool to anyone faced with helping people through difficult times. This book gives an excellent overview of situations one may face in helping someone suffering from emotional issues, addiction, and mental health issues. Dr. Moody prepares the reader to respond in ways that offer real heal for those who are hurting.