We believe God never wastes a hurt and your greatest ministry to others often arises out of your greatest pain. Saddleback offers a class about this concept every month. When Matthew died, Kay and I thought of several things we’d like to do, both short-term and long-term, but decided we’d spend a year learning more about mental illness before launching any programs. But we do know this: America’s mental health system is irreparably broken and inadequate. In many ways, it failed Matthew with misdiagnosis and wrong treatments his entire life. (For years, Matthew was diagnosed as having bi-polar disorder when he actually had Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and major depression (MDD). America’s mental health system needs far more than repair. It needs to be reinvented and revolutionized.