Where to Turn? A mothers story of her sons MH crisis

Ramblings of a Fibro Fogged Mind

Today I have a guest blog post from a friend who wants to remain anonymous simply to protect those around her… This post is a harrowing account of a mother trying to help her child with mental health issues and how the system is failing both the parents and the young  kids who are trying to make sence of their lives with the added complication of mental health issues.

I’m sure I’m not alone in asking that question, especially as a parent of a teen with mental health issues, who reached crisis point at 14. Who went from a reasonably confident, happy young man on the cusp of an exciting future with a good friendship group, girlfriends and a future. To one that was ill kept, frightened, angry and irrational.

There were warning signs of course, easy when you look back, we even tried to get help 12 months before…

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