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Re: New member? Introduce yourself here!

Hi @Holly87, welcome to ReachOut and thanks for introducing yourself. It sounds like you are having difficulties with your teenager daughter at the moment. This can be such a difficult time period for parents. Please know that you are not alone and we are all here to listen. If you want to share more about what is going on for you, you can click 'Start a topic' in the top right hand corner of the screen to create your own thread. Doing this will allow other parents to be able to offer their support and also share their experiences Heart
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Hello everyone.  i am a mother of two a boy 15years and a girl 12 years. i love to hang out with teenagers. i always organise event for teens and pre-teens once in a month. i am a teacher. it is great to be here. 

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Hey @madame-connect it's great to have you here - it sounds like you'll be bring a lot of value being a mum as well as a teacher. What's your favorite thing about teaching? 

 

Also, just had to let you know that I had to remove some of your post as this is an anonymous forum. We have some guidelines around how to post that might be good to look at here, when you have the time. 

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Hi I'm a mum of a nearly 20 year son, 15 and 7 year daughters.  My 15 year daughter told me over the weekend that she has had suicidal thought and started harming herself since about October last year.  I'm looking for guidance/help from people that have experienced the same issues and what support I can give her to help her heal. 

    

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Hi @Projectiger thanks for posting on the forum, we've sent you an email with some information that might be of interest to you.

There are parents on the forum who have experienced similar issues with their children, you are not alone Heart

We have a number of different helpful articles on our website about teenagers and self-harming including real stories and tips for parents, you can find them here

 

It sounds like this is a stressful time for you as well, if you would like additional support you can contact Parentline, they have a helpline where you can receive counselling and some great resources on their website too.

Some parents find it useful to speak to a GP about what is going on for them and their child, is this something you think might be helpful for you?

 

We would also encourage you to contact emergency services if there is a medical emergency and you need immediate assistance.

Feel free to let us know how you're going, all the best.

 

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Re: New member? Introduce yourself here!

Hi Everyone!

I want to give a welcome to some new members of the forum !

@LJmumof3  @Aimee @Doobiesmum @Sviests @Mumma72 @jak123 @MommaFish3 @The3rdwife @brotherskeeper @Franklin15 @Kate834 @Neelam @Matty7 @serenity2b @Mumofpreppy @Lovingmama 

 

Feel free to introduce yourselves on this thread and tell us a bit yourself Smiley Happy

 

Maybe you could tell us about how you found this forum? And what you'd like to get out of it?

 

I hope you find support here on the forum, there are many parents here with lots of wisdom and experience to share.

Thanks for joining and again, Welcome! Heart