First off I wanted to thank the creators of this site for their courage and insight they provide many returning RMs. It’s been a number of years since I returned home and didn’t have the education, support or outlet that this site provides and hope that my story can help others. USA firstname.lastname@example.org
When I was 19 years old I started serving the Japan, Kobe Mission. I was excited and ready to meet the challenge full-speed ahead. It was difficult at first, but I quickly fell into the flow of things. My first transfer, I started having some stomach issues.
Every single day for the past year, I have felt strongly impressed to openly share my story as an early-returning missionary and my struggles with mental health.
We hope to open community discussion about missionary health issues. Every year, over 1,100 missionaries return home early for a medical reason. Hundreds more serve two years but still deal with injuries and illnesses that went unresolved during
We hope to open community discussion about missionary health issues. We're putting our stories and the stories of those who have chosen to share out there. We hope you come away with a better understanding of what those who are injured or sick