05-20-2019 01:53 AM
05-22-2019 09:20 AM - edited 05-22-2019 09:23 AM
Oh dear @Nikkita this is such a troubling time for you. I can only imagine how worried you are.
Without knowing all the details, my initial thought was that this is risk taking behaviour. Teens now a days are take risks in different ways to predecessors especially in cities. Dr Ian Lillico from the Boys Forward Institute in WA suggests that all teens are encouraged to partake in safe risks regularly - scouts, mountain biking, rock climbing etc. Of course mild mannered teens may see risk in less dangerous activities.
Have you read the Reachout article on risk-taking?
There are some other interesting articles on The Conversation , Kids Helpline or Raising Children.
I am sure there is someone on the forum who may have better suggestions. I hope they can share some ideas for safe risk taking activities as well.
Good luck, big hugs and please let us know how you go.
05-22-2019 11:59 AM
06-04-2019 11:44 PM
06-04-2019 11:47 PM - edited 06-04-2019 11:49 PM
06-06-2019 08:56 PM
06-07-2019 09:03 AM
06-14-2019 11:59 AM
Hey there @Nikkita, it's been awhile since we last heard from you, how have you been recently?
I'm glad that the strategy from another parent was helpful to you! Did you son end up going to his appointment with the services?
Thinking of you
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