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Can this med be stopped cold turkey. Not used for bi polar but severe aggression
Posted by kathyc10
My 19 year old daughter may have bipolar depressio...
My sweet daughter started showing signs of unhappiness in middle school. I noticed she never smiled anymore. I...More
Posted by texas4
Prozac
My son has been on 10mg Prozac for 6 weeks and the doctor increased to 20mg. How long before the increase is...More
Posted by puppymom57
ABILIFY
My seven yr old had to be admitted to memorial behavior health!! Due to him flipping out on aderall!! They...More
Posted by khaynes1
10 year old depression
I have a 10 year old son who during the past few months has started withdrawimg from friends, any...More
Posted by aidenzmommie187
What lies ahead & how are we going to make it?
I am hoping that by joining this online support group, it will help me to not feel so alone in what...More
Posted by momofahmazingchild
Depression
My 24 yr old daughter recently told me she has been depressed for years and has been harming herself by...More
Posted by An_255076
NEED HELP with my 7 yr old daughter...VERY angry a...
I am exhausted physically and mentally with my 7 year old. To make is brief her dad left the house when she...More
Posted by redsox83

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Need some help with bipolar stepdaughter
Hello, I'll try and shorten my journey that has brought me to this site. I have been married for 13 years to a...More
Posted by intookst
Struggling to make it through the day with my 7 ye...
My son is diagnosed ADHD combined type (severe), ODD, adjustment disorder with mixed disturbances of...More
Posted by proudmommy32389
struggling with behavior
I have a son who is 14 and diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, Anxiety and Depression. We have been managing him...More
Posted by advocate4mykids
7 yr old with mental disorder
My son is now 7 and has been on 3 meds since he was 5. He is on Respirdal,Atterall,Trazadone. The...More
Posted by peterman5411
Can Higher Doses of Trileptal Cause Irritability a...
My son has been taking intuniv for ADD and amantadine to control his rages. He was also taking 1200 mg of...More
Posted by An_243468
Can Higher Doses of Trileptal Cause Irritability a...
My son has been taking intuniv for ADD and amantadine to control his rages. He was also taking 1200 mg of...More
Posted by An_243468
My bipolar disorder
I tried to tell my friend, Indirectly, that my mood changes are because of changes in brain, this changes because...More
Posted by sader
6 year old stepson with possible Bi Polar Disorder
My 6.5 year old stepson has symptoms of a behavioral disorder since he was about 2.5. I thought I...More
Posted by trinitytaurus777

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mood disorder
My 10 year old son has been diagnosed 3 years ago with very high anxiety level and odd. Now 6 months ago a mood...More
Posted by gagah
My 8 year old son has been on medication for about...
He has been on Concerta this entire time with occasional increases. He is presently taking 56 mg of...More
Posted by katiekat413

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Has anyone out there who has a child on Abilify notice it affecting the child in a negative way??
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My 8 year old son has been on medication for about...
He has been on Concerta this entire time with occasional increases. He is presently taking 56 mg of...More
Posted by katiekat413

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Has anyone out there who has a child on Abilify notice it affecting the child in a negative way??
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kids on abilify
hi a question , does anyone know what to mix what liquid with the abilify crushed son will not take whole ....More
Posted by sunhat123
15 yr daughter not wanting to go to school
she has been in counseling 3 yrs on and off meds at 1 time shes missing school at least 2 times a week she...More
Posted by cher50
How to cope after a failed suicide
Hi, My 18 year old daughter attempted suicide two weeks ago. She spent three days in a facility and is now...More
Posted by vera1432
Feeling defeated
My 13yo daughter was dx with bipolar/depression over a year ago, she has had multiple attempts at...More
Posted by Needinganswers35
Finding Hope
I have an 8 yo son who started Abilify two days ago. The past two nights he has fallen asleep while watching...More
Posted by dandylone
How to voice your concerns about your child having...
Why is it that people are telling me that my 8 year old is too young to be diagnosed with bipolar? Can...More
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How to voice your concerns about your child having...
Why is it that people are telling me that my 8 year old is too young to be diagnosed with bipolar? Can...More
Posted by michelle1981

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Feeling Hopeless
I hate that I have found a common ground with you all. I hate that my nearly 16-year-old daughter acts...More
Posted by FeelingHopeless
14yo son refuses meds and CBT for depression
Our 14 yo son has been very depressed for about a year. And, some suicidal thoughts in early 2012. Several...More
Posted by 2boyzmom
Still having problems with my 15 year old
Just recently my 15 year old daughter decided that she can go where ever she wants ( she has bipolar) Her one...More
Posted by An_249065

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I'm a 42-year old mom to 3 sons. My middle child is 19 years old and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder several years ago. He has been prescribed...More

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