The secret epidemic affecting special needs parents

I had a message from a fellow special needs parent this week. Two words of that message have impacted on me greatly. She wrote: “I’m struggling” It is so common for me to hear thi…

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  1. I myself have MH issues due to a previous breakdown and subsequent overdoses and now fibromyalgia. 3 of my 4 adult children are SEN. Youngest and only girl currently on her 2nd inpatient admission to an adolescent residential mental health unit. STILL not receiving adequate treatment and self harming escalating to an alarming rate. Finally had enough and emailed directly the head case manager of CAMHS NHS ENGLAND .. who dropped everything at 8.25 am this morning to attend our daughters CPA at 9am !!
    Funny how things are now happening !! Shouldn’t have to come to that extreme to help our sick kids !!! Would they be treated the same with a broken leg ???? NO of course not !!! Adolescent MH needs sorting and sorting soon cos its failing our kids Big time !!!!

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