Mental Illness

Helping Siblings of Mentally Ill Adults

Mental Illness Affects All Family Members It can be difficult to navigate the waters when your adult child has a mental illness. You may feel overwhelmed, helpless, guilty or hopeless. The last thing you need to do is worry about any of your other children, but the fact is you need to do just that.… Continue reading Helping Siblings of Mentally Ill Adults

Raising Adult Children

What to Expect When Your Child is Expecting

Things to Consider When Becoming a Grandparent They say there is nothing as wonderful as becoming a grandparent. The emotions are similar to being a parent but you don’t have to deal with all the work, sleepless night and dirty diapers. Unless of course you want to deal with them. What should you expect when… Continue reading What to Expect When Your Child is Expecting

Mental Illness

The Legal Rights of a Mentally Ill Child

What are My Rights? I remember one of the hardest things about having an adult child with a mental illness is the feeling of hopelessness. When their condition is not under control, it can be frustrating and upsetting. It’s during times like those that you wonder about your legal rights as the parent of a… Continue reading The Legal Rights of a Mentally Ill Child