hi, My 8 your child recently was diganoused withe depression and is currently taking prozac to help. i have noticed a difference in her she seems more happy but contuines to think sucide thought at times. she usually thinks about suicde when she get upset or is saden by what someone said to her. I just wonderind if you all had any advice as far as explaining how serious the situiton is to her brother which is 11 and little sister which is 7.I have talked with them both but they seem to not care as much I would hope for. I try and treat all the kids equally but it is very diffculty being a sing mother with a ful time job. In the past before my daughter was diganoused with deprresion my daughter was perfect angel ..she still is but she never said nothen never put up fight or argued always did waht she was told . Stil does but it seems that she has been straving for affection and attention. I am trying to give her more attention but equal attention. and the other two kids see it as your just saying that or doing that because of what she did.. That hurts her feelings .. she wants to feel loved and wanted. I am trying my best to make sure she feels that way but its hard when the other talk that way. when its not true,.. I am shocked about how much they dont care about there sister feelings and saftey... any advice would help. We are going to go to counciling but not for another month. thanksView Thread
She was diganoused by her pediadtition , child doctor. my sister goes to him for kids that have ADHD and bi-polar so i know he is good and ver knowledgable. the doctoor know about her suicdald thought and attempt, thats why I took her to the docotor I dint know she was deprssed before she did that . She had being werid for about a month prior. I am watching her closel on her medince and it si know that prozac can increase the thougths of sucide even more but hopefully she contuines to do well with the meds. thanks for your advice..View Thread
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