Janine, Thank you so much for replying. I haven’t had a chance to look at those resources yet I will check them now. He isn’t working at the moment. He did have a job but wasn’t loving it so kind of let it go. He is still seeing a few friends. I really don’t have anyone, family Lives far from me. I see a counciler once a week which helps. But sometimes I wish I had more support. So I’ll definitely check out the parent support. I just hope we can get through the other side with a relationship in tact. I don’t want to lose him.
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Hello, I am so lost, I have been struggling for years now with my 17 year old son. We have both gone through a lot but he blames me for everything. I cant talk to him at all about the simplest things without him telling me to f—off and leave him alone. Said I don’t care or love him he hates living with me but has nowhere else to go. Last night he blew up and ended up punching his mirror and cut his hand, he refused to go to hospital. So I had to go to the chemist and dress it myself. He also finally admitted last night that he was depressed. I knew this has been the case but he has refused to let me get him help and is the first time he has said it to me. I’m struggling so much right now there’s more to it but I’m to tired to type it all. I’m suffering my Own mental health battles and I just don’t feel strong enough anymore. I don’t know what to do. His school is probably going to ask him to leave soon because did his lack of attendance and school work. They asked me to get an appointment with his doctor which he didn’t want to do. But I made explained to him why he needed to have the appointment. His doctor is with headspace and they have booked him in now and are going to make a mental health plan. I’m scared, I don’t know how to cope and deal with this before we make it to the appointment. And even then one appointment isn’t going to fix it. I feel like we are both spiralling and struggling.
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