Parent support is a basic need

When my son was 9 and his brother was 6, we moved back to Massachusetts.  They were both born and raised in southern California (up to then) and we liked it there. The weather was great and we had friends (though the number had dwindled because of my son’s mental  (read more...)

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What Youth Are Saying

Mental illness has been something I've struggled with for the majority of my adulthood and more prominently during my childhood. However, I feel as though I've improved immensely regarding my self esteem, relationships with loved ones (and even not-so-loved ones), overall temperament and outlook on life. The way that I began to see myself as worthy and whole, and was able to conquer the majority of my depression and insecurities is when I stopped looking to others for validation and approval. I realized slowly, and after years of intensive therapy, that only I am capable of making myself happy.  (read more...)