More and more children, teens, and young adults are being diagnoses with a mental illness or disorder. As parents, it can be alarming, upsetting, and scary. This post is a reminder that the world isn’t ending because of a mental illness or disorder. It is a post to give knowledge and empowerment as well as encouragement. God’s grace will be sufficient for you and your family in your time of need.
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When your child is diagnosed with a mental illness it can feel overwhelming. You may become depressed and fearful not knowing what to expect or how to respond. I did. A stranger to the world of mental health, it was all foreign to me. If that describes you, read my last four blogs. They’re all about mental illness. They’ll help educate you, strengthen you and lessen your fears. In today’s blog I’m going to share 3 things I wish someone had told me when I first learned of my daughter’s mental health challenges. I think they’ll help you.
1. Your child is still the same person.
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