Remember These 4 Things When Your Child Has a Mental Illness

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.

Hope For Hurting Parents

As of this week my blogs will be posted on our website as our homepage: hopeforhurtingparents.com  We appreciate yourfragile1 patience as my dear husband re-builds the site. It’s gonna be great!

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.

View original post 428 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s