In case of special problems (such as addiction, sexual abuse, massive debt etc.), the New Apostolic Church advises its members to resort to professional help. Alongside whatever form of therapy recommends itself, the persons affected and their families will be supported by their pastors with meetings and prayers. This is in keeping with the injunction of the apostle Paul to the Galatians – ‘Bear ye one another’s burdens...’
In special emergencies the church recommends recourse to the appropriate emergency call organisations. The addresses for Germany can be obtained from InternetNotruf-Deutschland e. V. [Internet Emergency Call Germany, Regd. Assn.]: www.internet-notruf.de.