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  1. M

    So worn down

    Hello, Ive never posted here before but have sometimes read things here after googling issues about my son. Im here weeping over how overpowered by this situation i am. He was diagnosed adhd and odd at age six, is now age 19. I suspect both my children (21 year old daughter also) may also be on...
  2. T

    Please Help me!!

    I am disabled and have a 23 year old daughter that yells at me and tries to sabotage everything I do to help myself. She brought heroine into my life and would come over everyday smoking it, and offering it to me . I guess with the amount of depression going on I gave in in hopes of making our...
  3. C

    Happy 18th...

    My son turned 18 last week. I'm coming to terms with the reality that the amazing child I brought into the world seems to have squandered the gifts he was born with and it's looking less and less likely he'll live a life to be proud of. From age 11 he started becoming difficult at school, lying...
  4. M

    Any advice please!

    My daughter is 25 and has just returned home after splitting up with her partner as she was stealing from her and her family, was caught stealing from a store, lying about having a job and been taking cocaine. We put my daughter out the house when she was 21 after a few years of exactly the same...
  5. H

    19 years old wasting his life.

    Hi there. I've been reading this board for some time and decided that maybe writing my story might help, since there's a real depository of wisdom here. My story is similar to many of yours. My son, now 19 years old, started heading downhill when he was 15. At first it was just smoking pot. Then...
  6. mom22

    Son in hopsital feel like we're on wrong path

    I posted for the first time a few days ago just after my son was admitted to the psychiatric hospital straight from his regular psychiatric appointment. He is almost 9. The plan or reason for admitting (as I understood it then) was to get him off all medications (abilify, risperdal, and...
  7. mom22

    New to this group - will it just get worse?

    Hi - I am Mom to an 8 (almost 9 year old) who was placed with me almost 5 years ago through foster care. I am also Mom to his biological sister age 7. I don't know where to start. He has been challenging since the first weekend he was here. I am a single parent. My son is diagnosed with...
  8. 9

    19 year old doing better out of the home

    I posted here a few years ago about out of control Teen boy: depression, cutting, running away, drugs, flunking, etc. Since then I have remarried which I think has helped. I found a college he could get into up in the mountains and took him to look at it when he was going back downhill and...
  9. S

    My son doesn't want to live here anymore. I'm devastated

    My 15yo son has stated he doesn't want to go back and forth from my house to my ex's house any longer. Some background: 2 months ago I discovered all my booze was gone, he admitted to drinking it all - Over the past year by himself after school. I never noticed a change in him. (I feel so dumb)...
  10. F

    Out of Control 15 Year old Boy- HELP!

    Hello, I'm new to this and I am completely at the end of my rope. I am a single mother who has raised my son alone for 15 years. His Dad has never really been in his life and move away 5years ago out of state and he hasn't seen him since. Recently within the past year or so my son has gone...
  11. soaringspirit

    Behavior/Discipline Problems

    We are raising 3 of our grands, ages 3,5,and 6. They are pretty strong willed, esp. the 3 and 5 year old. They get into so much mischief, and are often disobedient. I wish I could give examples of things they get into, but I won't take the time. I am at my wit's end! Sometimes I feel like just...
  12. R

    She's almost 18 - surrendered to CYS

    My oldest will be 18 and graduating high school soon. We signed papers to volunteerly surrender her to CYS at the beginning of the month. Been having issues with her since she was 12. At that time she was diagnosed with PPMS (which is psychotic behavior once a month). She refused to go to...
  13. M

    Don't know what to do :(

    My daughter is 19 and has been stealing since she was 17. First it was stores then from me. I have to begin by explaining how this hurts and how deep the pain goes. Our house was broken into for over a year off and on i lost pretty much everything. I was diagnosed with ptsd. I went into a deep...
  14. K

    Responding to contact?

    Good morning, I am the mom of a 36 year old, I have had no contact with him for over 4 years, I have received tests & voice mail messages from him usually on or around holidays. This last week was my birthday, he has sent several texts, they start out that he wants to talk to me, he loves me...
  15. S

    can't cope anymore :(

    I have a 15 year old daughter and I just can't cope anymore. We have had years of problems with her and feel like we have tried everything and nothing works! Even her social woker thinks she is a nasty piece or work. She shows no remorse for anything she has done and makes me feel like the...
  16. O

    Run out of options

    There is a lot of backstory to this so I will try to include everything without writing a novel, but the tl;dr is my 16 (17 in April) is ruining his life, our family, and making life hell. My son is 16, almost 17. His mother and I are no longer together and from about the age of 2 until he was...
  17. S

    Lost as to what to do

    My son is 15 and is so horrible. He swears at everyone including me. He had an iep in school and is in learning support classes as he has been diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) a mood disorder adhd and Tourette's just to name a few and the most recent ones. As he is over 14 he has refused to take his medicine...
  18. U

    13 yo physically violent with me, siblings

    My 13 year old son has become increasingly physically violent with me. In the past year, he has broken my nose, put numerous holes in walls, punched and threatened his younger siblings, and just recently he broke his arm when he hit me. I think a lot of his violence stems from anxiety.... his...
  19. T

    Son is heroin addict but needs psychiatric help too

    My son is 22 and started having behavior trouble since middle school. We tried counseling and eventually rehabs once we found out that he was using drugs. After several rehab attempts, we sent him to be home schooled and live with his grandmother during his senior year after finding drugs in my...
  20. B

    Daughter spiraling out of control

    My 17 yr old daughter has been struggling since she was 14. Alcohol is her drug of choice but she also huffs and does other drugs occasionally. She's ended up in the ER three times because of alcohol. She's been through two IOP's with no success. She was expelled from school for being...
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