Hi, I have a 5 yr old son who was just diagnosed with ADHD,ODD and bipolar. this is so tough for me to handle, he is just not happy ever!!. He use to be a happy, energetic and funny little boy, now he just doesn't want to do anything. He harms himself a lot scratches his face, bangs his head, and punches himself. How do you cope with something like that, it breaks my heart to see him like that, and I think its all my fault. I have bipolar II and I feel now that he has it because I have it. He is on meds but now they want to put him on a mood stablizer. I don't like to put him on so much, like how will he be in the future from all this? Please someone help me get thru this tough time and tell me how you dealView Thread
The psychiatrist we took him to was for Asperger's, so he only sees pt with autism. He did say they do have a doctor that specializes in mood disorders, but we live and hour away. He is also on concerta 27mg and they said about putting him on Risperdol a low dose so hopefully it helps.
he is on concerta 27mg for the ADHD, and they said about putting him on Risperdol a low dose. We just need to get him to the psychiatrist he is an hour away though, but its worth it. I will check into that website
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