How to Help Teens in Crisis Thru CoronaVirus Epidemic

How to Help Teens in Crisis Thru CoronaVirus Epidemic - Anchor Of Promise

 

 

Families stuck in their homes.  Four walls. No personal room to breathe and dealing with a teen or young adult in crisis.  Yikes! How in the world as a parent am I going to get through this?

Well, we can go under or rise above it.  Today, I rise above it. How? First pray!  You cannot successfully survive unless you put God and prayer first.  That’s not a thought. This is imperative if you want to get through the coming days and weeks.

So let me get frank.  I have a daughter with multiple issues.  PTSD, CAPD, Anxiety, Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, Short Term Memory issues, and the list goes on.  I have survived ten years with these problems. They were much worse than what they are now. In fact, suicidal ideology, sub-culture identity issues, self-harm, and a few others were added into that mix many years ago.

I am amazed in my tenacity and perseverance that kept me going when there were many times I struggled with the idea of giving up.  I was tired, worn, frustrated, depressed, fearful, and filled with shame as a parent. Continue reading