My daughter is in year 11 at the start of term 2 she attempted suicide and the advice was that she return to school slowly. She is receiving professional help and is taking medication, but the school is being very hardline about class work - she has completed all the formal assessments; the school friends have also frozen her out and she is super anxious. She is also adamant about finishing year 12 at the same time as everyone else and won't listen to any alternatives. She doesn't want to stay at the current school so I'm at my wits end!
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Hi everyone, my first post although I've been reading all the helpful advice - it's good to know we're not alone! I have a 13 year old girl who in the last 2 weeks has become even more addicted to social media then ever. She has her first boyfriend - not that she told me, but my friend's daughter told her. The Insta posts from this boy and my daughter's friends use really inappropriate language calling each other hoes and **bleep**- my daughter has now also started using this kind of language in her posts. She is constantly on the phone to this boy - he never phones her though and if I ask her who she is talking to she lies. She starts screaming at me if I say anything though, and we are currently on holiday with another family. Do I wait until we get back home in a few days to have the big discussion or do it now? There are other issues too, and she had her first session with a psychologist who has suggested she has depression. I am really concerned that this situation can easily get out of control as these others encourage each other to post photos etc- I haven't found any compromising photos of my daughter yet ( probably only a matter of time)! - so act now, or wait the few days until it's just our family? Sorry for the long post, but I'm lying awake night after night worrying!
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