Hi @Me-me and welcome to the Parents Forum
I'm incredibly sorry that you are going through this situation, it must be very upsetting and very stressful for you. Can I please ask what sort of supports you have in place for yourself right now, such as family, friends, or professional services?
If you do need to talk to someone, Parentline is a very good resource, and offer support 24/7.
In case you're not already familiar with them, the Dept for Education, Children, and Young People can also provide advice and referrals to services that may be able to help support you.
As a side note, just letting you know that a part of your posts needed to be edited to better align with our community guidelines.
This is a very difficult situation, so please remember to take care of yourself and reach out if you need some support.
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Hi Me-me Roller coaster is the perfect way to describe the last few months for us as well ! He is currently out on bail after spending about 4 months in youth detention including his 16th birthday as I refused to take him home as his risk taking was increasing. He lost a friend while he was in there who was killed in a stolen car, but that has had little impact. He is still breaching bail on a daily basis by not charging his tracker and not following his curfew, the only upside is atleast he is coming home most days and not being MIA completely. He is still caught up with his friends and trying to impress them by doing stupid stuff. He isn’t interested in making better choices yet. It’s so hard because there is such a demand for support services and huge wait lists so I’m trying to get him involved in positive activity but it’s hard while we wait for the services. It’s just day by day at the moment which is absolutely exhausting! It’s so sad that all the good from the first 15 years of his life is over shadowed by the poor choices of the last 12-18months. I hope that at some point something clicks for him and we can get him back on track- but it’s just a waiting game until he is willing. I hope that things with your son improves, just hang in there.
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