Hi, sounds pretty terrible but also familiar. We have a 20 yo son Lachlan, who is also underweight, eats little, says little and rarely leaves his room. He is also trying to increase his driving hours. We have tried a lot of professionals such as counsellors, psychiatrists but no luck. I am no expert but I can see a lot of positives in your story. That he says mental heath experts are working from a script and don’t care shows to me that he is thinking well and is probably half right (they do care). That he shows frustration, in my view shows he is not happy with his situation and is looking for a way to progress. Probably you and your husband can not help much but maybe others such as family or friends can help: With his weight, being skinny to me shows that his body is operating in a very healthy way and a lot of people would love to be skinnier. Does your son run or cycle? With the whole set harm thing, we went though this (just talk) and in my view, it is best to shut this down and discuss as little as possible. It is very hard with boys or young men at this age since they cannot be told but also sometimes go off track. Our son has a Gaming problem (fortnite mainly).
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