My Son's OCD Diagnosis Showed Me Our Child Mental Health Services Are Not Fit For Purpose

Watching Reuben’s battle with OCD over the past two years has made me realise how strong and brave our young people are. But while they fight, we as parents can only watch and wait

Imagine your normally happy child becomes withdrawn or unusually troubled. As a parent you spot it first in their pained expression. It’s a look that can only be described as deeply despairing. Behind young eyes lies a mental health battleground and your child is the casualty.

You’re worried. You’ve tried everything, but there are no words, no actions that can fix your child. So you go to the GP. The GP asks a few questions, looks concerned, and says she’ll...
source: The Huffington Post

2018-09-24 14:38
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