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momuv4girls

Joined: 06/17/2010
My Story:
Hi,

I am a mom of 4-daughters. My youngest daughter was dx at age 6 with ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), then eventually EOBP (early on-set bipolar disorder). I am fortunate enough to live in CA, where there are qualified / knowledgeable child psychiatrists, and to date, my daughter is doing pretty well. There are ups and downs, but nothing as extreme as when she was un-treated. My daughter is now 10.
My 16 year old daughter has mild depression and an eating disorder.
My oldest daughter is 22, and has a really good understanding of her 2- younger sisters struggles and is pursuing a career in child psychology.
My 19-year old daughter is patient and has a knowledge of mental illness that most adults don't have.
I am blessed, yet face daily struggles that test my patience, but must remember this is not my daughters fault, and I must be her voice!

I am a HUGE advocate for mental health awareness and belong to Bring Change 2 Mind and CABF for support.

Knowledge is Power!

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I would have a conversation with him - - like where did he hear the word "hump", and...More
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This is really tough, and I can emphasize with your situation! I think getting to the...More
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Hi, I am surprised the Dr. would tell you they have never seen this in children...More
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A child psychologist may be helpful. There are clinics that form "groups" for children...More
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I would say that is a lot of change, and your daughter may benefit from seeing a Child...More
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So, it sounds like you're saying this is new in the last 5 or so months? Prior to that,...More
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I'm sure this is hard on your step-daughter. You mention she has had this problem...More
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I think you answered your own question - - 3 weeks ago her routine has majorly changed...More
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If you feel like your son's behavior is disrupting the entire family, and his outbursts...More
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Hi again Brenda, Well, I think your daughter has some psychological issues that need...More
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