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Countless Once Depressed and Suicidal People are Now Living Lives Filled with Hope and Purpose

Look around you…there are many hurting people who are struggling with traumatic stress or anxiety, thoughts of suicide or grief. Would you like to help ease their anguish?

Certified Crisis Chaplain Dr. Joyce H. Brown, President and Founder of Stress and Grief Relief, Inc., has created a life-changing, life-saving system that is getting miraculous results. We are now bringing this program to the world and we would love for you to join with us. Become a Hope Partner for as little as $5 a month, and help us spread hope, save lives, and change the world.

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Look around you…there are many hurting people. Everywhere today everyday folks like you and me are struggling with traumatic stress or anxiety, thoughts of suicide or grief. Will you help us help them?

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Help change lives and give hope to those struggling with traumatic stress, depression, suicidal thoughts, and grief.

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Dr. Joyce Featured
in ViewOn Magazine

Dr. Joyce Hunt Brown is featured in the current issue of ViewOn Magazine. Click the play button play the video version here or you can click here to see the two page spread on pages 40 and 41 of the January/February 2023 issue of ViewOn or you can click here to read the article on the ViewOn website: ViewOn Magazine, January/February 2023

Hope for the Hopeless

Renewed Hope. Stress and Grief Relief Now!
Despite the progress of civilization, advances in technology, and reductions in war, poverty, and hunger around the world, hopelessness remains rampant. People everywhere continue to struggle with life like never before. Consider some of the following facts:

Record Levels of Stress

According to a 2019 Gallup poll, Americans are now among the most stressed people in the world (tied for 4th). What’s more, worldwide, negative experiences matched those in 2017, which The New York Times reported as “the darkest year for humanity in more than a decade.”  


An Epidemic of Anxiety​

According to the American Psychological Association, the U.S. is in the midst of an anxiety epidemic. In 1980, only 4% of Americans suffered with an anxiety related mental disorder. That number today is 51%. “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.” according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA).

Hope Doctor Can Help with Anxiety

Prolonged Grief

In the U.S., in 2018, 14 million people suffered the death of someone in their immediate family. Losing someone to suicide can be even more traumatic, and difficult to work through. Debilitating grief can also be caused by divorce (which can be especially difficult on children and teens), the loss of a pet, a job, a business, or a home. Sadly, the way people are often led to deal with grief can slow or even undermine the grieving process, leading to dangerous, destructive behaviors, prolonged grief and even depression. Known as complicated grief (CG), this affects up to 20% of grievers (2.8 million Americans in 2018).


Depression on the Rise

Depression is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. and worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In any given year, 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. is affected by depression.1 For teens, major depression increased 52% over the last decade.2 And for young adults (ages 18-25), major depression increased 63% over the same period.3 Depression is also the number one reason why someone dies of suicide.4


“Every adversity carries with it seeds of benefits—the challenge is to ‘keep on keeping on’ until you find the benefits.”
-Dr. Joyce Brown, “The Hope Doctor”
Stress, anxiety, depression, and grief—these are all grave problems in and of themselves. But what makes it all so much worse is that, left untreated, any one of these complex conditions could easily lead to the most devastating, heart-breaking tragedy of them all—suicide. In fact, that is exactly what is happening over and over again, minute after minute, throughout the world. People from every background, and nearly every age are making the devastating decision to take their own lives. Consider some of the following statistics from the WHO (World Health Organization), and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention):
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How much the suicide rate increased in the U.S. between 1999 and 2016.


How much time passes before there is another death by suicide in the world.

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Leading cause

In the U.S., suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for those ages 10 to 24.

For those in the 10 to 24 age group living in the Rocky Mountains, suicide is the leading (#1) cause of death. For the rest of the world in this age group, suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death. And suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages. While suicide continues to plague our world, the good news is…

…There is hope for those who think life is not worth living!

Help Stop Suicide!

The Hope Doctor, Joyce Brown, Ph.D.

Did You Know?

“Nationally, the suicide rate increased 25.4% from 1999 to 2016, with increases occurring in every state, save for Nevada.”
—America's Health Rankings

Dr. Joyce's Story
Author of Survivor of Life After Life Shares Heavenly Answers for Earthly Challenges: Simple Lessons for a Miracle-Filled Life, Dr. Joyce Brown knows something about suicide because she’s been suicidal before. In fact, for years, Dr. Joyce Brown was sick and suffering and desperately wanted to die.
Suddenly, after pleading with God for months, she did die. But now, out-of-body and on the “Other Side,” what she discovered was not at all what she expected, or what the world had led her to believe.
Despite the intense pain and suffering she had endured for years, including the pain of rheumatoid arthritis, repeated pneumonia, and 8 failed back surgeries (5 of which were accompanied by cardiac arrest), Joyce now wanted to return to her pain-ridden life to share what she learned from God.
Today, making frequent guest appearances on television as “The Hope Doctor,” Joyce Brown, Ph.D., shares her astounding story of meeting God, the gifts she received from the experience, a divine message offering proof of God’s unconditional love, and the eternal wisdom that radically transformed, and gave new meaning and purpose to her life.
As she shares in her bestselling book, Survivor of Life After Life Shares Heavenly Answers for Earthly Challenges, Dr. Joyce Brown’s unusually extensive Near-Death Experience offers a bright light of hope to all God’s children, and an answer to humanity’s most burning question. “How can I make certain that I will enjoy whatever happens after I die?”
Now recognized as a Diplomate by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress®, Dr. Joyce is the Founder and President of Stress and Grief Relief, Inc., a non-profit, 501c3 organization dedicated to fighting depression and preventing suicide, with a unique focus on youth.
Dr. Joyce’s story is transforming people’s lives, and helping to curb suicide in Nevada, where she lives, and across the U.S., and even in multiple countries around the world. But she needs your help to reach more people!

What People are Saying

Near-death survivor provides hope to those who think life is not worth living.

Janice Kapp Perry

Composer, Songwriter, and Author

“It’s great to be reminded in such a compelling way about what matters most—now and in eternity.”
Hope Doctor Testimonials Faith-Based Suicide Prevention Results

Warren Jamison

Co-author with Ed McMahon,
Ed McMahon's Superselling

“If you sense someone drifting toward suicide and feel helpless, give them this book. It will probably save their life.”
Joy and Gary Lundberg, authors of I Don’t Have to Make Everything All Better

Joy and Gary Lundberg

Authors of I Don’t Have to
Make Everything All Better

“A compelling, liberating, and motivating book! Everyone would benefit from reading this book, especially those who think life isn’t worth living.”
Darla Isackson, Author of Finding Hope While Grieving Suicide

Darla Isackson

Author of Finding Hope
While Grieving Suicide

“I have firsthand knowledge that the book, Heavenly Answers, is actually saving lives. The author, Joyce Brown, shatters the myth that all you have to do is kill yourself to get a heavenly place of peace and beauty.”

Michelle L.

Student (Age 14)

“After reading this book, I have found reasons I why I want to live, instead of automatically wishing I could die, or wanting to trade places with someone else.”
Joel Roberts is a former, prime-time, KABC radio talk show host in the #1 radio market in the world – Los Angeles

Joel D. Roberts

Former Prime Time Talk Show
Host, KABC Radio Los Angeles

“Dr. Joyce Brown is a hugely inspiring human being… You are bound to be moved by her book and by her.”

David W. Allan

Atomic Clock Quantum Physicist,
Author of It’s About Time: Science Harmonizing with Religion

“Joyce has helped countless people deal with grief and major stress issues in their lives. It is interesting that more recently others have shown how almost all diseases, which includes suicidal tendencies, are linked to stress. Society owes a great debt of gratitude to Dr. Brown for her pioneering work and continued contributions. How fortunate we are to have her book, Heavenly Answers. It undoubtedly will be used countless times in helping people move through their challenges in life.”

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You Can Help Us Save Lives!

We’re a life-saving, life-changing non-profit with a big message, and we need your help.  Suicide is not the answer. Please join with us, and become a lifesaver by helping us share Dr. Joyce’s story. Please make a donation today so we can reach more people with The Hope Doctor’s faith-based message of hope:

“Life is worth living, and loving, even with all of its challenges!”

Listen to a Short Message from The Hope Doctor now:

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Together with God, we can reduce the leading causes of suicide—stress, anxiety, depression, and grief—and we can save more lives!

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Since 1983, week-after-week across the nation and around the world, Dr. Joyce Brown has been answering calls from people contemplating suicide. She has brought countless people back from the brink of suicide. Your generosity helps Dr. Joyce and her team to reach even more people.

Hope Doctor Joyce Brown's book Survivor of Life After Life Shares Heavenly Answers for Earthly Challenges

Now, at nearly age 90, and almost completely blind, Dr. Joyce Brown continues to work full-time to help stop suicide. Nearly 38,000 copies of her book have now been sold or donated. Through her ongoing work as a professional speaker and trainer, she has a long record of helping organizations strengthen morale, reduce turnover, improve communication, resolve conflict, increase sales, and boost productivity. Dr. Joyce has a unique message that is getting miraculous results. But we need your help to reach even more people.

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