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A touching article written by a Mom with a mentally ill child.....I cried.

Not sure of how to make a clicky but I just read this article & it was so touching.



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/16/i-am-adam-lanzas-mother-mental-illness-conversation_n_2311009.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl3%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D246500

 
ILovemyPaulie

Asked by ILovemyPaulie at 7:00 PM on Dec. 16, 2012 in Kids' Health

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  • Very touching story
    Alisim

    Answer by Alisim at 9:28 AM on Dec. 17, 2012

  • Yes this article is eye opening.

    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 7:10 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • This is what I see all the time. It is hard. I try very hard to get an admission pushed through. Nope. How about a pyschiatrist. Nope. Turned down for local mental health services. Police are frequently called but they see it as a parenting issue. As in i'll stand here while you go get your belt because we stand behind discipline. It's not that they are bad or stupid. Just not trained in mental health. This could be any one of the families I work with. I am exhausted. So much so that I am resigning at tge end of the school year to have the entire summer off to think about what my next job will be. It is hard, painful even, to know what should be done and not beable to secure resources. All I do is document and come up with a saftey plan.
    frogdawg

    Answer by frogdawg at 8:02 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 7:01 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I didn't cry. Just sucks for those families to deal with it all.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:18 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • same article I posted in my question. The sad part is that it DOES take a lot to actually get any REAL help a lot of times.

    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 7:33 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Very touching
    ladybugmamax2

    Answer by ladybugmamax2 at 8:30 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:17 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I teach at a school for kids who have emotional/social disorders. It can be very hard to get them the help they need. Even when a parent does get into see a psychiatrist, sometimes they just suck.

    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 9:25 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

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