Remember that at least one in four people struggle with a severe mental health problem. That’s quite a high number of people that we deal with every day. We should always take into consideration that just because a person doesn’t look sick doesn’t mean they aren’t sick.
We see you, we love you and we care. Please seek help. Your story does not need to end.
Needless to say I really miss my mother, everyday but Mother’s Day is always hard.
Today we’ll be identifying mental health disorders. According to NAMI there are 12. Anxiety Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, Schizoaffective Disorder, and Schizophrenia.
“Millions of adults and children across America experience mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.” – President Biden
“My biggest dream is that he lives to enjoy life’s adventures and not be disappointed by the craziness of the world we live in today.” Camisha Vincent
We realize he is really growing up. I must admit that frightens me a little. Not everyone will be so understanding and patient with him as he gets older.
It’s funny when you first envision having children, you never think about your child having a disability. But when it happens and you start living a reality you never imagined, eventually you get to a place where you make peace with it all.
“I have to get them to learn as much as possible before I die. I have to leave them as self sufficient as possible. With each year there is less time.” Mayla Fevrier
I have quite a few amazing boys in my life who live on the spectrum. They are smart, serious, and very gifted.