03-12-2022 01:45 PM - last edited on 03-12-2022 02:32 PM by Taylor-RO
Hello everyone. My son has been struggling in school for a very long time and unfortunately has threatened and attempted suicide multiple times now while at school. He has been bullied since kindergarten and for a while it got better but the past few months have been terrible. Today the school invited in a therapist and they talked and suggested a few things to help with his anxiety, depression and adhd. I am unfortunately unemployed right now and barely making ends meet. I don't have the income to purchase some things she recommended for him.
I appreciate any help with this, whether you can offer helpful advice ❤🙏
03-12-2022 03:07 PM - edited 03-12-2022 03:46 PM
Hi @Infiniti22, thanks for sharing your story. I am so sorry to hear about what your son has been going through since kindergarten. It sounds like your son has had a challenging mental health journey which has had a significant impact on him. He has got a lot on his plate and I imagine you must feel quite worried as a parent. It is really great to hear that you are in touch with a therapist who has provided some assistance. You mentioned that your son has attempted suicide before, is he safe from these thoughts right now? I am also wondering what you do to take care of yourself as a parent? I imagine this must be exhausting and stressful.
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